# Phonemes - Try Again

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### How many phonemes are in the word cat?

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The word "cat" has three phonemes. The phonemes in the word "cat" are /k/ /æ/ /t/. The /k/ sound represents the first phoneme, the /æ/ sound represents the second phoneme, and the /t/ sound represents the third phoneme.

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### How many phonemes are in the word use?

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The word "use" has three phonemes: /juːz/. The first phoneme is /j/ which represents the initial "y" sound. The second phoneme is /uː/ which represents the long "oo" sound. The third phoneme is /z/ which represents the "z" sound at the end of the word.

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### How many phonemes are in the word fuse?

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The word "fuse" has four phonemes. The phonemes in the word are /f/, /y/, /u/, and /z/.

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### How many phonemes are in the word start?

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The word "start" has four phonemes. The phonemes in this word are /s/, /t/, /a/, and /r/.

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### How many phonemes are in the word box?

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The word "box" has four phonemes. The phonemes are /b/ /o/ /ks/.

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### How many phonemes are in the word quick?

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The word "quick" has four phonemes. The /kw/ sound at the beginning is one phoneme, followed by the /ɪ/ sound, then the /k/ sound, and finally the /k/ sound at the end. Each of these sounds represents one phoneme, totaling four in the word "quick".

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### How many phonemes are in the word squirrel?

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The word "squirrel" has five phonemes. The phonemes are /skwɜːrəl/.

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### How many phonemes are in the word poison?

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The word "poison" has four phonemes. The phonemes in the word are /p/, /o/, /i/, and /n/. Each of these sounds represents a distinct unit of sound in the word.

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### How many phonemes are in the word think?

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The word "think" has four phonemes. The phonemes in the word "think" are /th/, /i/, /n/, and /k/. Each phoneme represents a distinct sound in the word.

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### How many phonemes are in the word sing?

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The word "sing" has three phonemes. The "s" sound at the beginning is one phoneme, the "i" sound in the middle is another phoneme, and the "ng" sound at the end is a third phoneme.

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### How many phonemes are in the word knuckle?

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The word "knuckle" has four phonemes. The "k" sound at the beginning, the "n" sound in the middle, the "uh" sound represented by the letter "u", and the "l" sound at the end.

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### How many phonemes are in the word stop?

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The word "stop" has four phonemes. The "s" sound, the "t" sound, the "o" sound, and the "p" sound.

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### How many phonemes are in the word thin?

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The word "thin" has three phonemes. The phonemes in the word "thin" are /θ/, /ɪ/, and /n/. The first phoneme is the voiceless dental fricative /θ/, which is the "th" sound in English. The second phoneme is the short vowel /ɪ/, which is the "i" sound in English. The third phoneme is the voiced alveolar nasal /n/, which is the "n" sound in English. Therefore, the word "thin" has three distinct phonemes.

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### How many phonemes are in the word ball?

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The word "ball" has three phonemes. The /b/ sound at the beginning, the /ɔ/ sound in the middle, and the /l/ sound at the end.

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### How many phonemes are in the word sigh?

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The word "sigh" has two phonemes. The first phoneme is the /s/ sound and the second phoneme is the /ai/ sound.

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### How many phonemes are in the word show?

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The word "show" has two phonemes. The first phoneme is the "sh" sound, represented by the letters 's' and 'h'. The second phoneme is the "ow" sound, represented by the letter 'o'.

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### How many phonemes are in the word teacher?

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The word "teacher" has four phonemes. The phonemes in the word are /t/, /ee/, /ch/, and /er/.

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### How many phonemes are in the word does?

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The word "does" has three phonemes. The first phoneme is the "d" sound, the second phoneme is the "u" sound, and the third phoneme is the "z" sound.

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### How many phonemes are in the word yes?

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The word "yes" has three phonemes. The "y" sound at the beginning is one phoneme, the "e" sound in the middle is another phoneme, and the "s" sound at the end is the third phoneme.

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### How many phonemes are in the word chirp?

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The word "chirp" has three phonemes: /tʃ/ (ch), /ɜː/ (ir), and /p/. Each of these phonemes represents a distinct sound in the word.

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### How many phonemes are in the word run?

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