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    omega666 is offline Newbie
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    Exclamation Need help with english phonetics

    What is the phonetic symbol for the first segment of the following words?

    these
    giraffe
    jury
    quill

    in each set, which does not belong and why

    [θ t h ʒ]
    [j b k v]
    [d g s z t]

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Need help with english phonetics

    These look like assignment questions, so please do them yourself first.

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