coach /koʊtʃ/

umbrella /ʌmˈbrelə/

But how to pronounce "coach's umbrella"

This page said "The rules for the pronunciation of a noun with ’s are the same as the rules for pronunciation of plural forms of nouns."

So, Is /koʊtʃɪzʌmˈbrelə/ correct?

If it is correct, then "coach's umbrella" & "coaches' umbrella" sound the same.

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    That looks good to me - sounds like coaches umbrella. – Lawrence Mar 4 '17 at 14:23

Yes, it is correct, that's exactly how you pronounce it.

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  • But it could be "coaches' umbrella" – Tom Mar 4 '17 at 14:59
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    @Tom Yep. You can use context to figure out which one it is. – snailplane Mar 4 '17 at 15:06

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