How Do You Spell DOKKUM?
The word "Dokkum" is a spelling that may be difficult to decipher for those unfamiliar with the Dutch language. Its pronunciation can be broken down as follows: /ˈdɔkəm/ (DOK-uhm). The "o" is pronounced as a short vowel sound and the "k" is a hard, velar sound. This word refers to a town in the Netherlands, and is important in the country's history due to a famous battle that took place there in the 8th century.