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Phon and PhoncombinationGraphemes and grapheme combinationsExamples and Notes [t]t, d, tt, th, dtAnimal [tiːɐ̯], shirt [hɛmt], leaf [blat], method [me'toːdə], city [ʃtat] [ə]eMiddle ['mɪtə] [n]n, nnMinute [mi'nuːtə], sun ['zɔnə] [s]s, ss, ß, c, ce, t, z, zzRice [ʀaɪ̯s], water ['vasɐ], fun [ʃpaːs], sauce [' zoːsə], renaissance [ʀənɛˈsãːs], solitaire [paˈsi̯ãːs], quiz [kvɪs], jazz [ʤɛs] [a]a, ahBand [bant], Allah ['ala], Brahmin [bʀa'maːnə] [ʁ] / [ʀ] / [r]r, rr, rh, rrhRest [ʀɛst], cart ['kaʀən], rhythm [' ʀʏtmʊs], cirrhosis [ʦɪ'ʀoːzə] [l]l, llPainting [malə'raɪ̯], bright [hɛl] [ɛ]e, ÄBed [bɛt], fan ['fɛçɐ] [f]f, v, ff, phrandom ['ʦuːfɛlɪç], full [fɔl], hope [' hɔfnʊŋ], physics [fy'ziːk] [G]g, gg, ghcertainly [gə'vɪs], excavator ['baɡɐ], Afghanistan [af'ɡaːnɪstaːn] [ɪ]iBeginning [bə'gɪn] [k]k, g, ck, gg, c, ch, cch, kk, quChamber ['kamɐ], war [kʀiːk], flagship [' flakʃɪf], bridge ['bʀʏkə], cannabis [ka'nabɪs], choir [koːɐ̯], zucchini [ʦʊˈkiːni], occult [ɔˈkʊlt], boutique [bu'tiːk ] [m]m, mmRoom [ʀaʊ̯m], always ['ɪmɐ] [b]b, bbCable ['kaːbl̩], ebb [' ɛbə] [ʃ]sch, s, ch, sk, shFish [fɪʃ], stand ['ʃteːən], spit [' ʃpʊkn̩], champagne [ʃam'panjɐ], ski [ʃiː], sheriff ['ʃɛʀɪf] [d]d, ddEagle ['aːdlɐ], ram [' vɪdɐ] [ɐ]heor ['oːdɐ] [n̩]nBuildings ['baʊ̯tn̩] [ʦ]z, ts, tts, tz, zz, c, tZoo [ʦo:], always [ʃteːʦ], kick [tʀɪʦt], joke [vɪʦ], pizza ['pɪʦa], circa [' ʦɪʁka], negation [nega'ʦi̯oːn] [aː]a, ah, aaWheel [ʀaːt], tooth [ʦa: n], hair [haːɐ̯] [p]p, b, pp, bbComposer [kɔmpo'nɪst], dear [liːp], cardboard ['papə], ebbed [' apgəʔɛpt] [ŋ]ng, nExam ['pʀyːfʊŋ], thanks [daŋk], Bon [bɔŋ] [ɔ]o, ouchcome ['kɔmən], chauffeur [ʃɔ'føːɐ̯] [v]w, vForest [valt], volcano [vʊl'kaːn] [ʊ]uMother ['mʊtɐ] [ɐ̯]rHorse [z]s, z, zzHealth [gə'zʊnthaɪt], Bazar ['bazar], Blizzard [' blɪzaʁt] [aɪ̯]ei, ai, ail, aill, aille, yFreedom ['fraɪ̯haɪ̯t], emperor [' kaɪ̯zɐ], detail [deˈtaɪ̯], medallion [medaɪ̯'ɔ̃], rocaille [ʀɔ'kaɪ̯], nylon [ˈnaɪ̯lɔn] [iː]ie, i, ieh, ihnever [niː], Lid [liːt], cattle [fiː], you [iːɐ̯] [ç]ch, gChurch ['kɪʁçə], by chance [' ʦuːfɛlɪç] [eː]e, eh, ee, etMedium ['meːdiʊm], tendon [' zeːnə], snow [ʃneː], bidet [bi'deː] [H]HHat [hu: t] [i]i, yPirate [pi'ʀaːt], baby ['beːbi] [ɛː]uh, uhPainting [gə'mɛːldə], quality [ˌkvaliˈtɛːt], mane ['mɛːnə] [uː]u, uh, ou, ooProfession [bə'ʀuːf], shoe [ʃuː], ragout [ʀaˈɡuː], cartoon [kaʁˈtuːn] [aʊ̯]ow, ou, owDream [tʀaʊ̯m], couch [kaʊ̯ʧ], clown [klaʊ̯n] [ʏ]ü, y, uGarbage [mʏl], hymn ['hʏmnə], bulletin [bʏl'tɛ̃ː] [O]o, oh, oo, au, eauBow ['boːgən], without [' oːnə], boat [boːt], sauce [ˈzoːsə], level [niˈvoː] [yː]ü, üh, üt, y, uBrothers ['bryːdɐ], cool [kyːl], debut [de'byː], Python [' py: tɔn], déjà-vu [deʒa'vyː] [x]chHole [lɔx] [ɔɪ̯]eu, äu, oi, oytoday ['hɔɪ̯tə], houses [' hɔɪ̯zɐ], boiler ['bɔɪ̯lɐ], boycott [bɔɪ̯ˈkɔt] [ks]chs, x, cks, ks, gs, ggsFox [fʊks], witch [hɛksə], for the purpose [ʦvɛks], biscuit [biscuit], put [leːkst], eggst [ʔɛkst] [e]e, eeNegation [nega'ʦi̯oːn], coffee ['kafe] (pronunciation variant) [O]ö, öh, eu, euebeautiful [ʃøːn], sons ['zøːnə], hairdresser [fʀi'zøːɐ̯], cue [køː] [i̯]iSpain ['ʃpa: ni̯ən] [l̩]el, lMedium [mɪtl̩], dirndl [dɪʁndl̩] [j]j, yYear [jaːɐ̯], yacht [jaxt] [u]u, ouInstrument [ɪnstʀu'mɛnt], boutique [bu'tiːk] [O]o, ouchCar ['aʊ̯to], chauvinism [ʃoviˈnɪsmʊs] [m̩]en, emgive ['geːbm̩], red [' ʀoːtm̩] [œ]ötwelve [tsvœlf] [pf]pfPot [kv]quJellyfish ['kvalə] [y]ySynod [zyˈnoːdə] [ɪ̯]iFamily [fa'miːlɪ̯ə] -HRow ['ʀaɪ̯ə]; Hiat avoidance h [ʔ]-Official [bə'ʔamtɐ]; Pop before vowel