How Do You Pronounce 'Au Jus'?
A Quick Overview Of Au Jus
'Au jus' literally translates as 'with juices'. It means that a dish is served with the un-thickened pan juices created during the cooking process.
- Au jus
How To Say It
- The ‘au’ vowel cluster here sounds like the ‘o’ sound in the English ‘<oh’;
- The French 'j' has a softer sound than in English - 'zh', or if you prefer, the 's' sound in 'treaSure';
- The 'u' is pronounced closest to the 'u' in 'scuba' - which is to say it has more the 'oo' sound in 'moon' than the 'u' sound in 'cut;
- A final ‘s’ which is NOT followed by an ‘e’ is not pronounced.