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CHAPTER XII. Improper Diphthongs and Triph

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

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 Qùake
Grey тнеу sqûare
hey trey Qủaint
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 wa, like middle a. gaunt jaunt

Heart haunch laugh hearth haunt launch Guard

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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

leak lean least lease leap leave mead meal mean meat neap near neat pea peace peach

ear

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

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ease east eat eaves fear feast feat flea freak gleam glean grease heal heap hear heat heath knead lead leaf

peak

wean

peal peat plea plead please preach reach read

weave wheat wreak yea yean year zeal Bee beech

ream

reap rear sea seal

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

screen teeth
sheep тнее
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 Qüeen queer Śqûeal sqûeak

seem

seen

Bread breast cleanse dead death dread earth earl

Says Friend Feoff Guess guest qûell qûench qûest

sqûib

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

Guide qûite fie

vie guile sqûire lie Eye

guise

Height pie Buy qûire sleight

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

quince Sieve guild qûill qûit Build guilt qûilt

oa, oe, oo, ou, oro, ew, uo, 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 Jean

toast poult cloak loath woad

pour coach moan

Doe

Source coal moat foe

soul coarse oak

hoe though coast oar roe

Bowl coat

oath sloe blow coax poach toe

crow croak roach WO

flow foal road

throe flown foam roam

Door glow
roan
floor

glow
goal
roar
Bourn

grown goat roast

course grown

shoal court know

goad

growth

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