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What is the purpose of phonemics?
To study the characteristic sounds or distinct sounds in a given language.
What is a phoneme?
It is the smallest contrastive unit in the sound system of a language.
/θ/
THin
/p/
Pit
/b/
Bit
/t/
Tin
/d/
Din
/k/
Cut
/g/
Gut
/tʃ/
CHeap
/dʒ/
Jeep
/m/
Map
/n/
Nap
/ŋ/
baNG
/f/
Fat
/v/
Vat
/θ/
THin
/ð/
THen
/s/
Sap
/z/
Zap
/ʃ/
SHe
/ʒ/
meaSure
/x/
loCH, CHanukah
/h/
Ham
/ʍ/, /hw/
WHine
/w/
We
/ɹ/, /r/
Run
/j/
Yes
/l/
Left
/ɪ/
bId
/ʊ/
gOOd
/ɛ/ sometimes transribed /e/
bEd
/ʌ/
bUd
/æ/ sometimes transcribed /a/
bAt
/ɒ/
pOt
/iː/
bEAd
/uː/
bOOed
/ɜː/ sometimes transcribed /əː/
bIRd
/ɔː/
bOUGHt, bOARd
/ɑː/
fAther, bARd
/eɪ/
bAY
/ɔɪ/
bOY
/aɪ/ sometimes transcribed /ʌɪ/)
bUY
/ɪə/
bEEr
/ʊə/ sometimes /ɔː/ in brit. english
bOOR
/ɛə/
bEAR
/aʊ/
cOW