The final consonant in track is not doubled because track ends with two consonants.
But in the Choctaw language, syllables often end with consonants.
The vowels then formed a line, and their combinations with the consonants were given in a tabular form.
After that he could alter the vowels and consonants to suit his vocal convenience.
The combination and repetition of the consonants PVF he found to be particularly frequent.
No one has done it with v and j treated as consonants; but you and I can do it.
Words are made up by combining vowels and consonants as soon as the pupil can say each sound separately.
There is no absolute division between vowels and consonants.
A discussion of the use of special vowels and consonants in this class of exercises is contained in Chapter V.
The listener has, as it were, to put in his consonants for him, to dot his "i's" and cross his "t's."
early 15c., from Old French consonant (13c.), from Latin consonantem (nominative consonans), present participle of consonare (see consonant (n.)).
Letters of the alphabet that stand for sounds often made with a closed or partially closed mouth: B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Z, and sometimes Y (as in yellow). (Compare vowels.)