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Pronunciation of Yawn: Learn how to pronounce Yawn in English correctly

Learn how to say Yawn correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word yawn:

1 [no object] involuntarily open one’s mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom:
he began yawning and looking at his watch
2 (usually as adjective yawning) be wide open:
a yawning chasm
a reflex act of opening one’s mouth wide and inhaling deeply due to tiredness or boredom:
he stretches and stifles a yawn
[in singular] informal a thing that is considered boring or tedious:
the film is just one big yawn



Old English geonian, of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin hiare and Greek khainein. Current noun senses date from the early 18th century