Handshape 4

Handshape 4 represents the consonant phonemes /bbb, nnn, ʍhwhw/. 

 

Mnemonic Phrases

  • whales bite nails
  • by when
  • white bone
  • white notebook

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Handshape 4 and Vowels

baby, bay, banana, be, bee, been, binboy, by, bye, knew, known, no, now, noun, when, why

Handshape 4 and Other Consonant Handshapes

ball, baked, bakes, barn, bass, big, black, blood, boats, brain, bread, break, bull, bunk, coin, fine, green, hand, knees, knobs, line, mind, niece, nose, notch, once, strained, turn

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104 Words that ONLY use Handshape 4 - Created by the Word List Generator

15,000+ Words that Include Handshape 4 - created by the Word List Generator

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baby

  • /beɪˈbi/
  • /bayˈbee/
  • /bāˈbē/
  • 4c5t4m

bay

  • /beɪˈ/
  • /bayˈ/
  • /bāˈ/
  • 4c5t

banana

  • /bənæˈnə/
  • /bənaˈnə/
  • /bənăˈnə/
  • 4sd4t4sd

be

  • /bi/
  • /bee/
  • /bē/
  • 4m

bee

  • /biˈ/
  • /beeˈ/
  • /bēˈ/
  • 4m

been

  • /bɪˈn/
  • /biˈn/
  • /bĭˈn/
  • 4t4s

bin

  • /bɪˈn/
  • /biˈn/
  • /bĭˈn/
  • 4t4s

boy

  • /bɔɪˈ/
  • /boyˈ/
  • /boiˈ/
  • 4c5t

by

  • /bɑɪˈ/
  • /bieˈ/
  • /bīˈ/
  • 4s5t

bye

  • /bɑɪˈ/
  • /bieˈ/
  • /bīˈ/
  • 4s5t

knew

  • /nuˈ/
  • /nueˈ/
  • /no͞oˈ/
  • 4c

known

  • /noʊˈn/
  • /nohˈn/
  • /nōˈn/
  • 4sf4s

no

  • /noʊˈ/
  • /nohˈ/
  • /nōˈ/
  • 4sf

now

  • /nɑʊˈ/
  • /nowˈ/
  • /nowˈ/
  • 4s5t

noun

  • /nɑʊˈn/
  • /nowˈn/
  • /nowˈn/
  • 4s5t4s

when

  • /ʍɛˈn/
  • /hwehˈn/
  • /hwěˈn/
  • 4c4s

why

  • /ʍɑɪˈ/
  • /hwieˈ/
  • /hwīˈ/
  • 4s5t

ball

  • /bɔˈl/
  • /bawˈl/
  • /bôˈl/
  • 4c6s

baked

  • /beɪˈkt/
  • /bayˈkt/
  • /bāˈkt/
  • 4c5t2s5s

bakes

  • /beɪˈks/
  • /bayˈks/
  • /bāˈks/
  • 4c5t2s3s

barn

  • /bɑˈrn/
  • /bahˈrn/
  • /bäˈrn/
  • 4sf3s4s

bass

  • /beɪˈs/
  • /bayˈs/
  • /bāˈs/
  • 4c5t3s

big

  • /bɪˈg/
  • /biˈg/
  • /bĭˈg/
  • 4t7s

black

  • /blæˈk/
  • /blaˈk/
  • /blăˈk/
  • 4s6t2s

blood

  • /blʌˈd/
  • /bluhˈd/
  • /blŭˈd/
  • 4s6sd1s

boats

  • /boʊˈts/
  • /bohˈts/
  • /bōˈts/
  • 4sf5s3s

brain

  • /breɪˈn/
  • /brayˈn/
  • /brāˈn/
  • 4s3c5t4s

bread

  • /brɛˈd/
  • /brehˈd/
  • /brěˈd/
  • 4s3c1s

break

  • /breɪˈk/
  • /brayˈk/
  • /brāˈk/
  • 4s3c5t2s

bull

  • /bʊˈl/
  • /booˈl/
  • /bo͝oˈl/
  • 4t6s

bunk

  • /bʌˈŋk/
  • /buhˈngk/
  • /bŭˈngk/
  • 4sd8s2s

coin

  • /kɔɪˈn/
  • /koyˈn/
  • /koiˈn/
  • 2c5t4s

fine

  • /fɑɪˈn/
  • /fieˈn/
  • /fīˈn/
  • 5s5t4s

green

  • /griˈn/
  • /greeˈn/
  • /grēˈn/
  • 7s3m4s

hand

  • /hæˈnd/
  • /haˈnd/
  • /hăˈnd/
  • 3t4s1s

knees

  • /niˈz/
  • /neeˈz/
  • /nēˈz/
  • 4m2s

knobs

  • /nɑˈbz/
  • /nahˈbz/
  • /näˈbz/
  • 4sf4s2s

line

  • /lɑɪˈn/
  • /lieˈn/
  • /līˈn/
  • 6s5t4s

mind

  • /mɑɪˈnd/
  • /mieˈnd/
  • /mīˈnd/
  • 5s5t4s1s

niece

  • /niˈs/
  • /neeˈs/
  • /nēˈs/
  • 4m3s

nose

  • /noʊˈz/
  • /nohˈz/
  • /nōˈz/
  • 4sf2s

notch

  • /nɑˈʧ/
  • /nahˈch/
  • /näˈch/
  • 4sf8s

once

  • /wʌˈns/
  • /wuhˈns/
  • /wŭˈns/
  • 6sd4s3s

strained

  • /streɪˈnd/
  • /strayˈnd/
  • /strāˈnd/
  • 3s5s3c5t4s1s

turn

  • /tɚˈn/
  • /turˈn/
  • /tûrˈn/
  • 5m4s