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Cta Tin The Great TowelShift 231
The Basis Consonants
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adjectives analogy Articulation back vowel became become Ben Jonson Chaucer ciation compounds consonant Corresponds to OE dialects dictionaries diphthong disappeared distinction double early element Ellis end-stress ending especially etymology Examples final fore-stress formerly French frequent front vowels German gives gliding Hart heard homonyms infl inflected forms instances jo'j Jones language later Latin lengthened letter long vowel loss Luick mentioned Milton Modern English Grammar ModF monophthong mute nasal native words noun nunciation OE infl open syllables originally orthoepists palatal perhaps phonetic phoneticians probably pron pronounced pronun pronunciation rare regularly rhythmic rimes says secondary stress Shakespeare short vowel shortened similarly soft palate sometimes sound speech spelling spelt stressed syllable stressed vowel Sweet tendency tongue unstressed verb vocal chords voiced voiceless voiceless consonant vulgar weak syllables write written