[Spelling Progress Bulletin, Fall 1983 pp7,8]
On other pages: Sounds part 1. Sounds part 2. Below see: Chart 1.

THE SOUNDS OF LANGUAGE.
REGULARIZED SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION.

OUR 50 BASIC SPEECH SOUNDS IN NUMERICAL AND ALPHABETICAL ORDER

SOUNDAS IN
#1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
a
ae
ah
ar
aw
b
ch
d
at
pae
haht
far
law
bad
chin
dad
bat
dae
hot
par
saw
bib
chip
did
Voiced
Voiced
Voiceless
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiceless
Voiced
the Short "a"
the Long "a"
the High "a"
the "ar" Blend
the Broad "a"
Vowel Sound - Single Letter
Vowel Sound - Digraph
Vowel Sound - Digraph
Vowel Consonant Blend
Vowel Sound - Digraph
Consonant Plosive Sound
Consonant Fricative Sound
Dental Plosive Sound
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
ee
eh
er
eu
ex
f
g
h
hw
see
geht
her
feu
sex
fix
gig
hit
hwich
meet
(get)
per
neu
hex
fin
gag
hat
hwen
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiceless
Voiced
Voiceless
Voiceless
the Long "e"
the Short "e"
the "er" Blend
the "eu" Blend
the "ex" Blend
Vowel Sound - Digraph
Vowel Sound - Digraph
Vowel-Consonant - Digraph
Vowel Diphthong - Digraph
Vowel-Consonant - Digraph
Consonant Fricative Sound
Consonant Gutteral Sound
Consonant Expiration Sound
Consonant blend - Digraph
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
i
ie
j
k
l
m
n
it
pie
Jim
Kim
Lil
Mark
Nan
sit
tie
jam
keep
lip
Mike
nip
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
the Short "i"
the Long "i"
Vowel Sound - Single Letter
Vowel Diphthong Sound Digraph
Consonant "j" Sound
Consonant "k" Sound
Consonant "l" Sound
Consonant "m" Sound
Consonant "n" Sound
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
ng
o
oi
oo
or
ow
p
sing
over
oil
boot
for
how
pin
ring
Rover
boil
hoot
nor
now
pan
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiceless
the "ng" Blend
the Long "o"

the Extended "o"
the "or" Blend
the "ow" Blend
Consonant "ng" Sound
Vowel Sound
Vowel Diphthong - Digraph
Vowel Sound - Digraph
Vowel-Consonant Digraph
Vowel-Consonant Digraph
Consonant Plosive Sound
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
q=kw
r
r-r
s
sh
t
th
th
qeen
rip
r-rip
sip
ship
tip
thik
this
kween
ran
r-ran
sap
shin
tap
thin
that
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiceless
Voiceless
Voiced
Voiceless
Voiced
the "kw" Blend Consonant Digraph
Consonant "r" Sound
Continental Consonant "r"
Consonant "s" Sound
Consonant Sibilant "sh"
Consonant "t" - Dental
Consonant "th" Digraph (VL)
Consonant "th" Digraph (V)
40.
41.
42.
43.
44.
45.
46.
47.
u
uh
v
w
x
y
z
zh
put
buht
van
win
fix
yip
zip
azh'r
fut
(but)
Val
wit
six
yap
zap
(azure)
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Voiced
Narrow (Umlaut) "u".
Stressed Schwa "uh"
Consonant Sound
Consonant Sound - Digraph
Consonant "v" Sound
Consonant "w" Sound
Consonant "x" Sound
Consonant "y" Sound
Consonant "v" Sound
Consonant "zh" Blend
 
48.
49.
50.
/ /
( )
'
/a/-/b/
fau(x)
pa(s)
nik'l pik'l
Special Utility Symbol
Special Utility Symbol
Special Utility Symbol
Phoneme Marker
Un-enunciated Sounds
Unstressed Schwa Sounds

[Spelling Progress Bulletin, Fall 1983 p8]

THE SOUNDS OF LANGUAGE. CHART 1.

REGULARIZED SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION CHART
See also: List 1.

The sounds of language.


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