Consonant Sounds

Consonant sounds   The 24 consonant sounds The consonants are sounds realized when the air that comes from the lungs is obstructed. The 24 consonant sounds Voiced bilabial Nasal stop /m/ As in many, summer, bomb, damn Voiceless bilabial plosive/p/ The upper and the lower lips are pressed together. As in picture, apple, tripper Voiced […]

Consonant sounds

 

The 24 consonant sounds

The consonants are sounds realized when the air that comes from the lungs is obstructed.

The 24 consonant sounds

Voiced bilabial Nasal stop /m/

As in many, summer, bomb, damn

Voiceless bilabial plosive/p/

The upper and the lower lips are pressed together.

As in picture, apple, tripper

Voiced bilabial  plosive /b/

/b/ – baby, robber, baboon

Voiceless labio-dental fricative /f/

As in firm, rough, physics

Voiced labio-dental fricative/v/

As in vigour, Stephen, of, Volkswagen

Voiceless dental fricative/ θ /

As in “th” – thank, author, path,

Voiced dental fricative /ð/

The sound is made the same way the sound / θ /  is produced.

“th” – than, that, gather

Voiced alveolar nasal stop/n/

As in: new, banner, pneumonia , known , gnash

Voiceless alveolar plosive /k/

As in “t”- two, attack, Thomas smashed, missed

Voiced alveolar plosive /d/

As in: Standard, breed, sudden

Voiceless alveolar fricative /s/

As in: Saturday, miss, grass, rice, axe science

Voiced alveolar fricative /z/

As in: zero, dizzy, please, scissors examples

Voiced alveolar lateral /l/

As in lip, hello

Voiced alveolar /r/

As in rain, carrot, write, wrinkle, rhetoric

Voiceless post alveolar fricative /ʃ/

As in sure, schedule, shabby, mission, machine, precious, nation

Voiced post alveolar fricative /Ӡ/

As in: measure, treasure, pleasure, confusion, beige, Jean

Voiceless post alveolar affricative/tʃ/

As in cello, change, question, pasture

Voiced post alveolar affricative /dӠ/

/d З/ is a voiced sound

As in jug, George, ginger, gym, educate

Voiceless palatal Approximant /j/

As in yam, halleluyah, unity, Europe

Voiced velar nasal stop/ᵑ/

As in sing, bank, anchor, include, anxious

Voiceless velar plosive /k/

As in cat, crack, chemical king, queue, account

Voiced velar plosive /g/

As in goat, haggle, ghost

Voiced labio velar /w/

As in wear, where, whistle

Voiceless, Glottal Fricative /h/

As in hope, whole, Llanfair

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