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  • I agree  with Josef.

  • Mod

    It sounds weird, but yeah, "mayn't". ^^

  • Bear in mind that while "mayn't" is in the dictionary, it is extremely rare to the point of being archaic. I don't think I've ever said "mayn't" in my life. Contractions imply informal speech, in which case natives are more likely to use the verb "can" and say "can't".

    • Clear it's rare. Thanks Mr josef

  • SpamBuster

    Hi, Ousmane Barry!

    The conctration of " may not " is " mayn't ". It is pronunced /meɪnt/.

    You can learn everything about the pronunciation symbols from my post "PRONUNCIATION in your DICTIONARY". I would appreciate it if you become a member of the group and take part in various pronunciation related challenges that I post every single day. See you there!

    PRONUNCIATION in your DICTIONARY
    How many of you know that when you buy a DICTIONARY (yes, the one in book form), YOU ALSO PAY for the DICTIONARY to TELL YOU the PRONUNCIATION of EVE…
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