au — a of French patte + u of fellow.
the Jirst element musl not be made into ce. oi = o of Dutch hok + ï.
ë> = the e of Engl. men, lens^thened, + i.
it is a mistake to make the first element = e of Dutch zweet.
ï' = i of Eng. sit, lengthened, + ï.
ö» = o oi German Sohn + u.
it is a mistake to make the first element = o of Dutch boot.
tin = u of book + a second u, very short.
c = e of Dutch zet, lengthened.
T> = a lengthened (approximatelj*).
ó = o of Dutch och, lengthened.
a = unlike the a of Dutch vader, is pronounced far back in the mouth.
Some of the above sounds cannot be accurately described and should be heard, in order to be correctly reproduced; especially u, v, ' o, ïi, 9, v, and a.
§ 2. The letter r is sometimes a vowel, sometimes a
When it is a vowel, it has the sound of the neutral vowel 3.
It is a consonant before a vowel and between two vowels of the same or of two succeeding words.
ring rose before a vowel.
\ery hero between two vowels of the same word.