Term: Unvoiced Sounds

Definition:


English sounds are organised into unvoiced and voiced sounds. With unvoiced sounds, the vocal chords are not vibrated, so there is no vibration in the throat.

Some consonants are unvoiced, but all vowels are voiced.

Unvoiced consonants include:

/p/ /t/ /k/ /s/ /h/

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