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Most consonant sounds of English, however, can occur in the coda and strings of consonants in the coda are common as in ilk or apt.
For example, the entering first grader may initially write using random letters before beginning to use initial consonant sounds for words.
Combining the semivowel with a consonant syllable results in two changes: 1) the vowel sound associated with the consonant, in this case /i/, is dropped, and 2) the preceding consonant sound becomes palatalized.
This is a doublet and it is used for zh, the rarest consonant sound English, and oi, one of the rarest vowels.
Table 1 below shows the consonant sounds of Standard Igbo, transcribed using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
Uses many different consonant sounds at the beginning of words
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.
Consonant sounds include stops or plosives bnshy y dhmkyr (which are further divided into different categories listed below), implosives khly dhmkyr nasals nkn y nk r, laterals, trills and fricatives [8].
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.
With presbycusis, low-pitched vowel sounds often remain audible, but high-pitched consonant sounds such as "d," "t," "sh," "s" and "f" become difficult to hear.
In phonology, lenition is the tendency of a language to soften consonant sounds.