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th as in thin
th as in then
tu as in na'türe

(The teacher should examine § 250, p. lvi, Webster's New

International Dictionary.) ū as in māte ů as in û-nite' a as in far ŭ 'as in tŭb ŭ unaccented, as in cir'cůs zh used for z, as in azure (azh'ur);

also for s, as in pleasure

(plezh'ur) (') to indicate a vowel omitted,

nasal tone (as in French)
of the preceding vowel, as

in Toulon (t00-1/N')
(The teacher should examine
$ 60, Note 2, p. xlii, Webster's
New International Diction-

ary.) Ō as in note o as in o-bey' Ô as in lôrd ŏ as in not o as in dog

(This sound is the sound between o in fôr and o in not.) ŏ unaccented, as in con-nect' oo as in fool oo as in foot ou as in out; ow as in how oi as in oil; oy as in boy

as in evil (e'v'i) ( ) to indicate the principal

accent

GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION

The pupils, by constant reference to this Guide to Pronunciation, should learn the sounds of the letters here given, with their phonic symbols. The teacher in addition to this should familiarize herself with the detailed explanations of the sounds as presented in “A Guide to Pronunciation in Webster's New International Dictionary or in Webster's Secondary School Dictionary.

In the Guide to Pronunciation here given, pronunciations of words have been indicated, as far as possible, by respelling, thus : zephyr (zět'ēr).

LETTERS WITH THEIR SYMBOLS OR MARKS AS USED IN RE

SPELLING WORDS TO INDICATE THEIR PRONUNCIATION

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th as in thin
th as in then
tū as in na'türe

(The teacher should examine $ 250, p. lvi, Webster's New

International Dictionary.) ū as in māte ů as in u-nite' û as in fur ů as in tūb Ŭ unaccented, as in cir'cůs zh used for z, as in azure (azh'ur);

also for s, as in pleasure

(plezh'ur) (') to indicate a vowel omitted,

nasal tone (as in French)
of the preceding vowel, as

in Toulon (to0-10N')
(The teacher should examine
$ 60, Note 2, p. xlii, Webster's
New International Diction-

ary.) Ō as in note Ő as in 7-bey' Ô as in lôrd ŏ as in not • as in dog

(This sound is the sound between o in fôr and o in not.) ŏ unaccented, as in con-nect' oo as in fool oo as in foot ou as in out; ow as in how oi as in oil; oy as in boy

as in evil (e'v'l) C) to indicate the principal

accent

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