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sh (ʃ) vs dj (ʒ)

Voiceless sh (ʃ) vs Voiced dj (ʒ) (Same tongue position)

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Forming "dj (ʒ)"  sound


Sample:
  • measure (/m'eʒəʳ/)
  • vision (/v'ɪʒən/)
  • beige (/b'eɪʒ/)
  • exposure (/ɪksp'oʊʒəʳ/)
  • closure (/kl'oʊʒəʳ/)
  • pleasure (/pl'eʒəʳ/)
  • treasure (/tr'eʒəʳ/)
  • leisure (/l'eʒəʳ/   /l'iːʒəʳ/ US)
  • enclosure (/ɪnkl'oʊʒəʳ/)
  • disclosure (/dɪskl'oʊʒəʳ/)
  • illusion (/ɪl'uːʒən/)
  • decision (/dɪs'ɪʒən/)
  • derision (/dɪr'ɪʒən/)
  • delusion (/dɪl'uːʒən/)
  • fusion (/fj'uːʒən/)
  • cohesion (/koʊh'iːʒən/)
  • version (/v'ɜːʳʃən, v'ɜːʳʒən/)
  • aversion (/əv'ɜːʳʃən/  /əv'ɜːʳʒən/ US)
  • diversion (/daɪv'ɜːʳʃən/   /dɪv'ɜːrʒən/ US)
(Tip: onelook.com, search for *sure, *sion, *eige, then check phonetic with Google Dictionary)

Click on Voice -> Voiced -> /ʒ/





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