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I am studying the pronunciation of past tense, I found these rules:
1. If the final sound of the word is voiced, add /d/
2. If the final sound of the word is voiceless, add /t/
3. If the word ends (written) with 't' or 'd', add /Id/

Where does the word 'delete' fall?, I mean according to those rules,

Should 'delete' be pronounced as delete+/t/?
Thanks in advance.
Ariel
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Hi friends, I am back, I am studying the pronunciation of past tense, I found these rules: 1. If the ... add /Id/ Where does the word 'delete' fall?, I mean according to those rules, Should 'delete' be pronounced as delete+/t/?

It is voiced.

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Hi friends, I am back, I am studying the pronunciation of past tense, I found these rules: 1. If the ... add /Id/ Where does the word 'delete' fall?, I mean according to those rules, Should 'delete' be pronounced as delete+/t/?

It comes under 3. It's not whether the infinitive ends with the letters "t" of "d", but whether it ends with the sounds /t/ or /d/.

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Hi friends, I am back, I am studying the pronunciation of past tense, I found these rules: 1. If the ... ends (written) with 't' or 'd', add /Id/ Where does the word 'delete' fall?, I mean according to those rules,

Rule 3 (but the rule concerns the final sound, not the spelling). Delete ends in /t/, so the past tense is /[email protected]/.

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Hi friends, I am back, I am studying the pronunciation ... according to those rules, Should 'delete' be pronounced as delete+/t/?

It is voiced.

Excuse me but I do not think so. The final sound of the word 'delete' is voiceless (/t/). For that reason I asked if I should add the sound /t/.
Regards
Ariel
Hi friends, I am back, I am studying the pronunciation ... according to those rules, Should 'delete' be pronounced as delete+/t/?

It comes under 3. It's not whether the infinitive ends with the letters "t" of "d", but whether it ends with the sounds /t/ or /d/. Regards, Einde O'Callaghan

Thanks, I thought that but I had doubts because I saw those rules at the next page:

http://eleaston.com/aap/c/ed-pattern.html
I saw the same rules at other pages too.
Regards
Ariel
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Approaching this chance,
Do you all know some sites where I can find information of pronunciation for the past tense, third person present tense, plural, etc.?
Thanks you all.
Ariel
It is voiced.

Excuse me but I do not think so.

It is possible for me to be wrong about something but I can hold my hand next to my throat and feel the voicing or not.
The final sound of the word 'delete'
is voiceless (/t/). For that reason I asked if I should add the sound /t/.

And you should add the voiced sound, not /t/.

"Question, two men starving to death decide to eat their hair like spaghetti. Is that funny?"
"Hmmm, well, it depends on if by funny you want to make people laugh." -, "The Cat's Meow"
Excuse me but I do not think so.

It is possible for me to be wrong about something but I can hold my hand next to my throat and feel the voicing or not.

I said it because according to English phonetic the sound /t/ is voiceless.
The final sound of the word 'delete'

is voiceless (/t/). For that reason I asked if I should add the sound /t/.

And you should add the voiced sound, not /t/.

Yes, I already know the rule 3 is wrong. It should apply when the final sound be /t/ or /d/, disregarding if is written 't' or 'd'.

Thanks,
Ariel
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