Handshape 2

Handshape 2 represents the consonants phonemes /kkk, ðt͟htH, vvv, zzz/. Other important concepts related to this handhsape include cueing vaiations of “-s” and differentiating the two phonemes represented by “th”.

 

Mnemonic Phrases

  • the very calm zoo
  • the caves

Practice

Handshape 2 and Vowels

ache, acre, cause, curves, key, keys, the, thee, these, they, those, though, visa, zoos

Handshape 2 and Other Consonants Handshapes

aches, back, bike, brother, dark, days, dove, them, verdict, wither, zookeeper

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16,000+ Words that Use Handshape 2 - created by the Word List Generator

See Also

 

ache

  • /eɪˈk/
  • /ayˈk/
  • /āˈk/
  • 5c5t2s

acre

  • /eɪˈkɚ/
  • /ayˈkur/
  • /āˈkûr/
  • 5c5t2m

cause

  • /kɔˈz/
  • /kawˈz/
  • /kôˈz/
  • 2c2s

curves

  • /kɚˈvz/
  • /kurˈvz/
  • /kûrˈvz/
  • 2m2s*2s

key

  • /kiˈ/
  • /keeˈ/
  • /kēˈ/
  • 2m

keys

  • /kiˈz/
  • /keeˈz/
  • /kēˈz/
  • 2m2s

the

  • /ðʌˈ/
  • /tHuhˈ/
  • /t͟hŭˈ/
  • 2sd

thee

  • /ðiˈ/
  • /tHeeˈ/
  • /t͟hēˈ/
  • 2m

these

  • /ðiˈz/
  • /tHeeˈz/
  • /t͟hēˈz/
  • 2m2s

they

  • /ðeɪˈ/
  • /tHayˈ/
  • /t͟hāˈ/
  • 2c5t

those

  • /ðoʊˈz/
  • /tHohˈz/
  • /t͟hōˈz/
  • 2sf2s

though

  • /ðoʊˈ/
  • /tHohˈ/
  • /t͟hōˈ/
  • 2sf

visa

  • /viˈzə/
  • /veeˈzə/
  • /vēˈzə/
  • 2m2sd

zoos

  • /zuˈz/
  • /zueˈz/
  • /zo͞oˈz/
  • 2c2s

aches

  • /eɪˈks/
  • /ayˈks/
  • /āˈks/
  • 5c5t2s3s

back

  • /bæˈk/
  • /baˈk/
  • /băˈk/
  • 4t2s

bike

  • /bɑɪˈk/
  • /bieˈk/
  • /bīˈk/
  • 4s5t2s

brother

  • /brʌˈðɚ/
  • /bruhˈtHur/
  • /brŭˈt͟hûr/
  • 4s3sd2m

dark

  • /dɑˈrk/
  • /dahˈrk/
  • /däˈrk/
  • 1sf3s2s

days

  • /deɪˈz/
  • /dayˈz/
  • /dāˈz/
  • 1c5t2s

dove

  • /doʊˈv/
  • /dohˈv/
  • /dōˈv/
  • 1sf2s

them

  • /ðɛˈm/
  • /tHehˈm/
  • /t͟hěˈm/
  • 2c5s

verdict

  • /vɚˈdɪkt/
  • /vurˈdikt/
  • /vûrˈdĭkt/
  • 2m1t2s5s

wither

  • /wɪˈðɚ/
  • /wiˈtHur/
  • /wĭˈt͟hûr/
  • 6t2m

zookeeper

  • /zuˈkiˌpɚ/
  • /zueˈkeeˌpur/
  • /zo͞oˈkēˌpûr/
  • 2c2m1m