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    which are longer consonants or vowels?

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    Which are longer consonants or vowels?

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    Re: which are longer consonants or vowels?

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Hello
    Which are longer consonants or vowels?

    Thank you
    In practice, and on average, vowel sounds are longer.
    But the 'i' in 'bit' is very short; and you can hold an 'm' or 'n' or 's' indefinitely.

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