phonetics

The diphthongs /eɪ/ /ɔɪ/

/eɪ/ for eight

  • This sound is in the words: eight, plate, ate, mate, cake, made.
  • The transcriptions of the words above are: /eɪt/ /pleɪt//eɪt/ /meɪt/  /keɪk/ /meɪd/ /meɪd/

/ɔɪ/ for toy

  • In English words the sound is in: toy, voyage, oil, royal, voice, lawyer, boy.
  • The transcriptions of the words above are: /tɔɪ/ /rɔɪjəl/ /vɔɪs/ /lɔɪjə/ /bɔɪ/

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