References in periodicals archive ?
According to the traditional accounts of Old English orthography and phonology, in the writing system of Old English <CC> digraphs usually denote geminate (or long) consonant sounds resulting from West Germanic gemination, though, the exact phonemic value of such digraphs in Old and Middle English is still one of the moot points.
For example, in many languages, only a subset of the total inventory of consonant sounds can appear in codas.
For example, the entering first grader may initially write using random letters before beginning to use initial consonant sounds for words.
This is a doublet and it is used for zh, the rarest consonant sound English, and oi, one of the rarest vowels.
5 million years ago had an ear for high-frequency consonant sounds, anthropologist Rolf Quam of Binghamton University in New York and colleagues report September 25 in Science Advances.
The data below shows the existence of the consonant sounds and Table 6 illustrates the comparison of the sonant plosive consonants between the MP and the ISP.
An open hand mimics the opening of the vocal tract, producing vowels, while a closed hand constricts the vocal tract to produce consonant sounds such as "sh" and "zz".
French is rich in assonance and alliteration, having notably fewer consonant sounds than English uses.
This was noticeable in the emphasised consonant sounds which were unnecessary in the acoustic of Llandaff Cathedral.
Word analysis skills would be developed through phonics games, beginning with initial consonant sounds and blends, and working through short and long vowel sounds, and syllabication.
In phonology, lenition is the tendency of a language to soften consonant sounds.
The consonant sounds that differentiate one word from another (s-t-th-f) are at the upper end of the speech frequency and are affected before the broad "flat" vowel sounds (a, e, i, o, u).