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This page lists pronunciations of English words that end in O. The list is in retroalphabetical order, that is, alphabetically beginning with the final letter of the word (in this case O) and continuing backwards through it.

The apostrophe is treated as the last letter of the alphabet, after Z. Click on the blue "Catalogs" link below the article title for a pronunciation key.[e]


after a consonant ô (rhyming with words in -ôe), apart from tŵo (-û) and Bòro (-ə); never -ó -o

placêbo

Bílbo

Rimbaud = Rámbo

límbo

cómbo

júmbo

usually *ənkô: & cô = and cô

stúcco

flaménco

frésco

Trésco

Tésco

*doô do

bravàdo

Tolêdo

torpêdo

tuxêdo

díldo

Dándo

innuéndo

-dôo hãir-do

wêirdo

vídêo

Montevidèo

Lêo

Clìo = Clêo

Galilèo

Rômeo

Álfa Romèo

lumbâgo

dóggo

índigo

vërtigo

Djángo

tángo

quángo

bíngo

díngo

Ríngo

lôgo

Tôgo

Àrgo

embàrgo

càrgo

Wélls Fàrgo

ërgo

Îdaho

mácho

Páncho

hóncho

póncho

gàùcho rhymes with Gròucho

*sŷko psŷcho

*Tŷko Tŷcho

-shô braggadôcio

râdio

åudio

portfôlio

pôlio

scenàrio

-ss- impresàrio

bárrio

*páttìô pátio

-shô râtio

-shô Horâtio

-vəhô Návajo

bánjo

kìlo

sîlo

Tùpelo

bordéllo

píccolo

Nêmo

Nímmo

Êno

dunnô

-

boô

taboô

hoôdoo

voôdoo

goô

foot shoe = away shoô

cùckoô

hullabaloô

ígloô

Wåter- Waterloô

shampoô

kangaroô

tattoô

woô

Sûe = sûe and they each make a minimal pair with zôo

embarcadéro

BrE *híəro hêro

Lillibulléro

Ravel's Boléro = boléro

BrE *zíəro zêro

*tû and frô to and frô

tŷro rhymes with Càîro

*Búrə: it means Míddlesbrough, which doesn’t have the ò and ends in schwa: *Mídlzbrə: Bòro

prô

cf. hétero: métro

rétro

cf. bûreau: pólitburo

provîso

Câto

Plâto

AmE tomâto, BrE tomàto

Nâto

potâto

f- phôto

Otto

dótto

lótto

blótto

mótto

Bhùtto

Plûto

Mapûto

at to = also, many toô = 2 tŵo

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