IPA: American English Consonants

Unless otherwise specified, the IPA represents the first consonant of the sample words.

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voiceless bilabial stop
voiced bilabial stop
voiceless alveolar stop
voiced alveolar stop
voiceless velar stop
voiced velar stop
Like at the beginning of each syllable of "uh-oh"
voiceless glottal stop
voiced bilabial nasal
voiced alveolar nasal
the last sound in "sing"
voiced velar nasal
Like the third sound in "ladder"
voiced alveolar flap
voiceless labiodental fricative
voiced labiodental fricative
voiceless interdental fricative
voiced interdental fricative
voiceless alveolar fricative
voiced alveolar fricative
voiceless post-alveolar fricative
like the consonant in the middle of "measure" and "treasure"
voiced post-alveolar fricative
voiceless glottal fricative
voiceless postalveolar affricate
voiced postalveolar affricate
voiced alveolar retroflex liquid
voiced alveolar lateral liquid
voiced bilabial glide
voiced palatal glide