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CHAPTER XII. Improper Diphthongs and Triph

thongs. ai, au, ay, ea, ei, ey, ua, and uai, like long a. Aid Jair train

ray ail maid trait

say aim

mail vail slay air maim vain

spray bail main wail

stay bait maize waist

stray baize nail

wait

sway blain paid

Gauge tray braid pain Bay way brain paint bray

Bear chaise pair clay

break chain

day great claim plait

dray pear chair

steak drain rail

flay swear fail

rain fray tear fair raise gay

wear faint sail

gray Deign faith saint

nay

feign flail slain jay eight frail snail lay feint gain sprain may freight gait stain nay

heir grain stair

pay neigh hail

swain play rein

plain

praise

fay

Their veil vein weigh

Aught caught cause clause daub fault fraud fraught gauze laud haul maul naught pause sauce taught

weight sley Qûake Grey

тнеу sqûare hey

trey Qûaint prey whey qûail au, aw, oa, ou, and ua, like broad a. vault flaw thaw vaunt

gnaw yawl Awe haw

yawn awl hawk Broad bawd jaw

groat bawl law Bought brawl lawn brought caw maw

fought claw paw

nought crawl

pawn ought daw pshaw sought dawn raw thought draw

saw wrought drawl scrawl Qûalm drawn

spawn qûart lawn straw sqûall au, ea, and ua, like middle a. gaunt

jaunt Heart haunch

laugh hearth haunt launch Guard

| Aunt

daunt
flaunt

Beach
bead
beak

ea, ee, ei, ey, ie, uea, uee, like long e.

bean bleach
beard bleak
beast blear

cease cheap cheat

clear cleave cream deaf deal dean dear dream drear ear ease east eat eaves fear feast feat flea freak gleam glean grease heal heap hear heat heath knead lead leaf

leak lean least lease leap leave mead meal mean meat neap near neat pea peace peach peak peal peat plea plead please preach reach read

seat sheaf shear sheath smear speak spear steal steam streak stream tea teach team tear tease treat veal weal weak

beer beet bleed breed breeze cheek cheer cheese creed creek creep deed deem deep deer eek eel fee feed feel feet flee fleece fleet free freeze glee green greet heed

wean

weave wheat wreak yea

yean

ream reap rear sea seal

year zeal Bee beech

jeer keel keen keep knee kneel leek leech meek meet need peel peep peer reed reef reel seed seek

screen

teeth sheep Thee sheet tree sheer

veer sleek weed sleep week sleet weep sleeve wheel speech Ceil speed

seine spleen seize sneer Key sneeze

Bier steed brief steel chief steep fief steer field street fiend sweep

fierce
sweet

frieze
teens grief
ea, ai, ay, ie, eo, and ue, like short e.

earn spread
head stead
health thread
learn threat
meant tread
pearl wealth
realm

yearn
search Said

grieve lief liege lieve mien niece pier pierce piece priest siege shield shriek tier thief wield yield Qûeen qûeer Squeal sqûeak

seem

seen

Bread breast cleanse dead death dread earth earl

Says Friend Feoff Guess guest qûell qûench qûest

lie

ie, eye, ui, uy, and ei, like long i. Die tie

Guide qûite fie

vie guile sqûire
Eye
guise

Height pie Buy qûire sleight

ee, ie, and ui, like short i. Been built

qûick qûince Sieve guild qûill qûit Build guilt qûilt

sqúib oa, oe, oo, ou, oro, ew, , and eau, like long o. Boat hoard soak four boar hoarse

soap fourth board load

soar

gourd boast loaf throat mould bloat loam toad

mourn broach loan

toast poult cloak loath woad

pour coach moan Doe

Source coal moat foe

soul coarse oak hoe

though coast par roe

Bowl coat

oath sloe blow coax poach toe

crow croak roach

WO

flow foal

road throe flown foam roam

Door glow goad roan

floor goal roar

Bourn

grown goat roast

course grown

shoal court know

głow

growth

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