User:Rëdbl Speling/Decöding the letr S

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ʒ

vision /ˈvɪʒən/

ʃ

tension /ˈtenʃən/

z

his /hɪz/

s

this /ðɪs/

IPA consonants
Normal sound: /b, d, f, g, h, k, l, m, n, p, r, s, t, v, w, z/
 ʃ  ŋ
show church sing
ʒ  j 
usual judge you
θ ð s
think that see

The letr S, löercäse s (pronounced /es/) has four pronunciätions: /s/ as in or mouse, /z/ as in cusn or choos, /ʃ/ as in sugr or extension and /ʒ/ as in plesure or vision.

As /s/ or /z/[edit]

Së män articl Pronunciation and decoding exercises: /s/ vs /z/.

Së alsö Pronunciation of the morpheme “-s”.

/s/ /z/
Initial sing - smïl  
Intervocalic bäsic - fantasy busy - prisn
Adjacent tö a consnant alsö - test observ - Tüsday
Fïnl "s" chäos - books chees - cleans - his - hands
Fïnl "se" goose - dense  

As /s/[edit]

  • initial /s/:
  • säm - sä - scar - scool - së - sing - sit - skÿ - slëp - smïl - söp - some - song - spëk - stä - stop - study - sun - swim
  • final /s/:
  • bus - gas - this - yes
as morpheme “-s” for words ending in /f/, /k/, /p/, /t/, and /θ/:
  • plurals: chëfs - duks - cups - stüdnts - months
  • third person singular: laghs - thinks - helps - gets
  • possessives: staff's - Mïk's - troop's - Egypt's - Edith's
  • with "se": dense - goose - house - loose - mouse - promise - relëse - tense
  • in mid-position:
  • awsome - bäsic - nüsnce
  • homophones: C - së; cel - sel; cent - sent; cït - sït

As /z/[edit]

  • with final /z/:
  • advïs - as - brows - chës - choos - does - has - his - is - lose - plës - thës - üs - wïs - was
morpheme “-s”
  • plurals: bugs - churches - dens - kës - phöns - shoes - toys
  • third person singular: comes - drïvs - givs - knös - tels
  • posessivs: Alice's - Bob's - Carol's - Däv's - Ëthiöpia's - Finlnd's - Germny's
  • with "s":
  • in mid-position:
  • busy - cusn - desert - desrt - ësy - houses - music - poisn - presnt - presidnt - prisn - rësn - visit
  • homophones: nös - knös; sïz - sïs

As /ʃ/[edit]

  • controversial - füsia /ˈfjuːʃə/ - sugr - sür

As /ʒ/[edit]

See IPA phoneme /ʒ/.

There is no silent S[edit]

ïl - debri - ïlnd
  • Arknsa /ˈɑːrkənˌsɔː/- Ilinoi /ˌɪləˈnɔɪ/

S in combinations[edit]

  • Old "ps" as /s/
psam
sÿcology
  • Old "sc"
as /s/: diciplin - facinät - sën - sent - sïence - sisrs
as /ʃ/: concience - crecendo - facism
as /sk/: scale - discovr - descrïb - discusion - scor - scrën
  • "sh": as /ʃ/
cash - crash - dish - fashn - flash - push - shë - shïn - shoe - shop - shoud - wash
Exceptions, when "s" and "h" are in different syllables
  • /sh/: dishartning - mishandl - mishap - mishër
  • There is no silent "h": disonest - disonr

See also[edit]