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    Default Types of English consonants.

    Hi,

    According to

    www dot bbc dot co dot uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/pron/sounds/

    the conconants are divided into three types: voiced consonants, voiceless consonants and other consonants.

    If we follow this division, then the other consonants are neither voiced nor voiceless.

    Please, correct me?

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    Default Re: Types of English consonants.

    The chart is a little confusing. All of the 'other' consonants except /h/ are voiced, and have no unvoiced equivalent. /h/ has no voiced equivalent/.

    Those illustrated as 'voiced' and 'unvoiced' are pairs - for example, /p/ is the voiced, fortis equivalent of unvoiced /b/.
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    Default Re: Types of English consonants.

    Thanks. It helped

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