Hi all teachers.
Please I want know why y in yet if consonant.
In IPA yet is jet and j in consonant.
Originally Posted by light87
Please I want know whywhether 'y' in 'yet' if is a consonant.
In IPA 'yet' is /jet/ and 'j' in is a consonant.
The letter 'y' represents a glide, or semi-vowel, in 'yet.
IPA /j/ is different from the grapheme <j> in English. IPA /j/ = English <y>
< > = grapheme
/ / = phoneme
[ ] = phone