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initial th (voiced)

right arrow  Read left to right and go down the list:

this

that
these
those

then

there their there

though

thousand thus thy

thine

thou
thereby
therefore

 

middle th (voiced)

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either

neither
weather
feather

heather

tether
leather
hither

wither

dither
other
mother

father

brother
bother
rather

gather

lather
southern
brethren

 

 

final th (voiced)

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bathe

breathe
clothe
loathe

seethe

teethe*
tithe
smooth

 

final th (voiced) +

word endings

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bathed

breathed
teethed
seethed

clothed

loathed
breathes
teethes

*teethe is a verb. It's that which a baby does with his mouth when new teeth come through the gums. We say, The baby is teething.

Note: The voiced "th" sound comes from the mouth and the vocal chords. Contrast this with the unvoiced "th" sound which comes only from the mouth.

 

 

 

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