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Flashcards in Exceptions to consonant Pronunciations Deck (15):
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"c" before e,i, and y

sound 's', example cecum

2

"c" before a, o, and u

sound 'k', example cancer

3

"g" before e, i, and y

sound 'j', example genetic

4

"g" before a, o and u

sound 'g', example gall

5

"ps" at the beginning of a word

sound 's', example psychology

6

"pn" at the beginning of a word

sound 'n', example pneumonia

7

"c" at the end of word

sound 'k', example anemic

8

"cc" followed by i or y

sound (first c) 'k' & ((second c) 's', example accident

9

"ch" at the beginning of a word

sound 'k', example chemistry

10

"cn" in the middle of a word

sound both c 'k' and n 'ehn', example gastrocnemius

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"mn" in the middle of a word

sound both 'm and n', example amnesia

12

"pt" at the beginning of word

sound 't', example pterodactyl

13

"pt" in the middle of word

sound both'p and t', example optical

14

"rh"

sound 'r', example rhinoceros

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"x" at the beginning of a word

sound 'z', example xylophone or xenograph

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