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Representation of Speech Sounds
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accented vowels affricates allophones American English American pronunciation analogy assimilation back vowels became become breath closure colloquial cultivated speech Daniel Jones descriptive name dialect Dictionary diphthong distinctive Early Modern England final following vowel formerly French fricative front front vowels glide glottis Grandgent groups of words hard palate heard Hence high-front homophones language Latin letter lips lower Middle English mouth nasal nonsyllabic Note noun nunciation occurs organic description palatal PDAE phonetic Pron pronounced pronunciation r-colored vowel regularly Repeat the organic represented resonance rimes secondary accent sense-stress sometimes sonants sonorants South Southern British speakers speech organs speech sounds spelling spelling-pronunciation spelt standard English stop stress syllable symbol teeth teethridge tion tongue back tongue position transition sounds unaccented syllables unstressed form usage usually velum closed verbs vocal cords vocal cords vibrating voiced consonants voiceless consonants Vowel Shift vowel sound Webster