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Classification of English Consonants

According to Manner:

 

Plosives

/p/

/b/

/t/

/d/

/k/

/ g /

Affricates

/ ʧ /

/ ʤ /

Nasals

/m/

/n/

/ ŋ /

Lateral

/l/

Fricatives

/f/

/v/

/ θ /

/ ð /

/s/

/z/

/ ʃ /

/ ʒ /

/h/

Frictionless

continuant

/r/

Semi-vowels

/w/

/j/

According to Place:

 

Bilabial

/p/

/b/

/m/

/w/

Labio-dental

/f/

/v/

Dental

/ θ /

/ ð /

Alveolar

/t/

/d/

/n/

/l/

/s/

/z/

Post-alveolar

/r/

Plato-alveolar

/ ʧ /

/ ʤ /

/ ʃ /

/ ʒ /

Palatal

/j/

Velar

/k/

/ g /

/ ŋ /

Glottal

/h/

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