How to Pronounce comma?

Correct pronunciation for the word "comma" is [kˈɒmə], [kˈɒmə], [k_ˈɒ_m_ə].

"Comma" in context

A comma is a punctuation mark that has been used for centuries to support written communication. It typically appears in sentences as a pause and helps to separate ideas and complex items that are related. A comma can also be used to make phrases from distinct parts grammatically correct. For example, to create a list, commas are used to separate items. It marks the difference between an independent clause and dependent clause in a sentence. Additionally, it is also useful to clarify pause, amplify or limit a noun or in expressing a long phrase.

Many people find using commas quite confusing but consistency is key.

What are similar-sounding words for comma?

Usage over time for comma:

This graph shows how "comma" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

14 words made out of letters COMMA

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