Sentence Examples


  • The sound heard in words like the German Gutter is, according to Sweet, a low-front-wide-round, while Jespersen regards it as not low but middle.
  • Though represented in English by two symbols this is a single sound, which may be either interdental or, as frequently in English, produced "by keeping the tongue loosely behind the upper front teeth, so that the breath escapes partly between the tongue and the teeth, and partly, if the teeth are not very closely set, through the interstices between them" (Jespersen).