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English Multigraph "th"

The letter 't' and 'h' are two consonants making the digraph 'th' and producing two different sounds.

Digraphs are a set of two letters that stand together and produce a new sound.

Digraph th
Name th (pronounced /'tee ˈeɪtʃ/)
Sound(s) /θ/, /ð/

The Digraph 'th'

Sound 1: /θ/

The digraph 'th' sounds /θ/:

thought /θɑːt/

three /θriː/

bath /bæθ/

authorize /ˈɑː.θɚ.aɪz/

Sound 2: /ð/

'th' also sounds /ð/:

though /ðoʊ/

they /ðeɪ/

brother /ˈbrʌð.ɚ/

bathe /beɪð/

the /ðə/

Tip

In modern English 'th' has two sounds; however, some linguists believe that 'th' had only one sound in old English.

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