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YAWN

An action of opening one’s mouth somewhat involuntarily with a prolonged, deep inhalation and sighing or heavy exhalation (especially when one is tired or bored) [*]The concept description is based on entries from www.dictionary.com, Collins English Dictionary, the Oxford English Dictionary and Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language
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v. gape /geɪp/

IPA:

CvelplosVdiphClabplos  
v. gasp /ga:sp/

IPA:

CvelplosV͞CalvsibClabplos  
v. pant /pænt/

IPA:

ClabplosVCalvnasCdenplos  
v. yawn /jɔ:n/

IPA:

Cpals/vLCalvnas