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The /d/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonants english d sound

What is the /d/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English /d/ sound:

  • dog
  • data
  • idea
  • adopt
  • mad
  • kid

According to Baruch College's Tools for Clear Speech, the /d/ sound is made by doing the following:

"Place the tip of your tongue on the ridge behind your upper teeth (but...

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