Consonants

Examples Help! What is the definition of a Consonant?

How do you define Consonants? What is the definition of a Consonant? The definition of Consonants is as follows:

 

English Grammar - Definition of Consonants
Definition: The word consonant is used to refer to a letter of an alphabet that denotes a consonant sound.

Consonant letters in the English alphabet are
B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Z

English Grammar - Definition of Consonants

Examples Help! Consonant Blends / Digraphs

What are Consonant Blends also known as digraphs?  Some words in the English language start with a consonant blend or digraph. This is where two or more consonants run into one another or blend together. The most common consonant digraphs or blends are ch, sh, th and wh. Examples of Consonant Blends are as follows:
 

Examples of Consonant Blends / Digraphs

bl br ch cl cr dr fl fr gl
black
blast
block
blush
brave
breeze
brick
brush
chair
chalk
cheek
chop
clap
clean
climb
clock
crab
creep
crime
cross
drag
dream
drip
drum
flag
flip
float
fly
frame
freeze
friend
frog
glad
glide
glove
glue
gr pl pr sh sl sm st th wh
grape
green
grin
growl
plane
play
plot
plug
prance
press
prince
probe
shark
sheep
ship
shut
slam
sleep
slip
slow
small
smell
smile
smoke
stand
step
stop
street
thin
think
this
thumb
whale
what
white
why

Examples of Consonant Blends / Digraphs

 

Examples Help - Consonant Clusters

Consonant clusters are a group, or sequence, of consonants that appear together in a syllable without a vowel between them. Consonant clusters are different to consonant digraphs which are groups of two or more symbols which really stand for just one sound. Example: the groups 'spl' and 'ts' are consonant clusters in the word splits.

Examples Help - Consonants - Understanding English Grammar!

English Grammar applies rules for standard use of words and how their component parts combine to form sentences. A grammar is also a system for classifying and analyzing the elements of language including inflections, functions, rules and relations in the sentence. This page about Consonants will help with the understanding of this subject.

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  • Consonant Blends / Digraphs
  • Examples Help - Consonant Clusters
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