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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

Classification of Sounds

3. Consonants are either voiced (sonant) or voiceless (surd). Voiced consonants are pronounced with the same vocal murmur that is heard in vowels; voiceless consonants lack this murmur.

  1. The voiced consonants are b, d, g, l, r, m, n, z, consonant i, v .
  2. The voiceless consonants are p, t, c ( k, q), f, h, s, x .

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