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a—vowel A. S. BARNES accented syllable alphabet Analytical Orthography articulation aspirate sound aspr b—cons breath broad sound called compound word cons consonant sound heard d—cons dental derivative word different sounds digraph diphthong Direction Dissyllable distinctly elementary sounds English language EXAMPLES FOR ANALYSIS EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS flat sound following examples fore g soft Genus labial ling lingual long sound medial sound Monosyllable Monteith's mouth Mute or semivowel n—cons organs of speech orthoepists orthoepy palatal Parker & Watson's Polysyllable preceded prefix primary accent primitive word principles pronounce the word pupils repre represent this sound Rule schools secondary accent semi short sound signifies silent final single consonant slender sound when followed Speak the word Spelling Book subst subvocal sound suffix t—consonant teacher teeth tion tongue triphthong Trisyllable uttered vowel or consonant vowel Speak Watson's National Wright xebec
Page 39 - A, a; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e ; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k ; L, 1; M, m ; N, n...
Page 38 - Theophilus Thistle, the successful thistle sifter, in sifting a sieve full of unsifted thistles, thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb, see that thou, in sifting a sieve full of unsifted thistles, thrust not three thousand thistles through the thick of thy thumb.
Page 51 - Consonants' are the letters that usually represent either subtonic or atonic elements. They are of two kinds, single letters and combined, including all the letters...
Page 116 - DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single vowel, or when the accent is not on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable : as, toil, toiling ; visit, visited ; general, generalize.
Page 116 - Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, when they end with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double their final consonant before an additional syllable that begins with a vowel : as, rob, robber ; permit, permitt,ng.
Page 70 - ... with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouth of the former have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink them, or change them into some other sound. Those, therefore, who wish to pronounce elegantly, must be particularly attentive to the unaccented vowels ; as a neat pronunciation of these, forms one of the greatest beauties of speaking.
Page 116 - Monosyllables ending with f, I, or s, preceded by a single vowel, double the final consonant; as staff, mill, pass, &c.
Page 30 - Of what parts does the palate consist? ate, and a posterior, /, containing no bone, and called the soft palate. The two can readily be distinguished by applying the tip of the tongue to the roof of the mouth and drawing it backwards. The hard palate forms the partition between the mouth and nose.