# 23 The -rv and -nge consonant clusters

## 23.1 The -rv consonant

The -rv consonant cluster in words such as carve and swerve uses -FRB.

KAFRB

carve carve carve carve

SWEFRB

swerve swerve swerve swerve

## 23.2 The -nge consonant cluster

The -nge consonant cluster in words such as change, lunge, and cringe uses -PBG.

KHAPBG

change change change change

HRUPBG

lunge lunge lunge lunge

KREUPBG

cringe cringe cringe cringe

## 23.3 Exercises

### 23.3.1 Write with sound

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1. Carve, cut. Carve, cut. Carve, cut.
2. Daddy likes to carve the turkey. Daddy likes to carve the turkey. Daddy likes to carve the turkey.
4. Ann saw the owl. Ann saw the owl. Ann saw the owl.
5. Ann is not up. Ann is not up. Ann is not up.
6. Helping, being of use; giving help. A serving of food. Helping, being of use; giving help. A serving of food. Helping, being of use; giving help. A serving of food.
7. Hook, something bent if a curve for catching fish, fastening things, or holding things. To catch as with a hook. To fasten with hooks. Hook, something bent if a curve for catching fish, fastening things, or holding things. To catch as with a hook. To fasten with hooks. Hook, something bent if a curve for catching fish, fastening things, or holding things. To catch as with a hook. To fasten with hooks.
8. Pine, a kind of evergreen tree. The wood of this tree. Pine, a kind of evergreen tree. The wood of this tree. Pine, a kind of evergreen tree. The wood of this tree.
10. The plan shows that the house will have large rooms. The plan shows that the house will have large rooms. The plan shows that the house will have large rooms.
11. He hurried to pocket the knife before the baby could reach it. He hurried to pocket the knife before the baby could reach it. He hurried to pocket the knife before the baby could reach it.
12. Tomorrow, on the day after today. The day after today. Tomorrow, on the day after today. The day after today. Tomorrow, on the day after today. The day after today.
13. We will do it tomorrow. We will do it tomorrow. We will do it tomorrow.
14. Tomorrow will be a holiday. Tomorrow will be a holiday. Tomorrow will be a holiday.
15. The baby lies in her cradle. The baby lies in her cradle. The baby lies in her cradle.
16. Trick, an amusing act. A joking or a silly act. To play a trick on someone. Trick, an amusing act. A joking or a silly act. To play a trick on someone. Trick, an amusing act. A joking or a silly act. To play a trick on someone.
17. She often shakes her rattle. She often shakes her rattle. She often shakes her rattle.
18. What a strange change for the poor bird! What a strange change for the poor bird! What a strange change for the poor bird!
19. Goose, a swimming and flying bird larger than a duck. A silly person. Goose, a swimming and flying bird larger than a duck. A silly person. Goose, a swimming and flying bird larger than a duck. A silly person.
20. A strange bird caught her eye. A strange bird caught her eye. A strange bird caught her eye.
22. Father held out a handful of change. Father held out a handful of change. Father held out a handful of change.
23. The dog has eyes that do not change. The dog has eyes that do not change. The dog has eyes that do not change.
24. The baby tore my old one. The baby tore my old one. The baby tore my old one.
25. Built, put together. Built, put together. Built, put together.
26. One good turn deserves another. One good turn deserves another. One good turn deserves another.
27. Be sure you're right, then go ahead. Be sure you're right, then go ahead. Be sure you're right, then go ahead.
28. Then they go out for a recess. Then they go out for a recess. Then they go out for a recess.
29. Prize, a reward for good work. Prize, a reward for good work. Prize, a reward for good work.
30. Neat, clean and tidy. Neat, clean and tidy. Neat, clean and tidy.
31. The flax has blue flowers. The flax has blue flowers. The flax has blue flowers.
32. The flax plant has blue flowers. The flax plant has blue flowers. The flax plant has blue flowers.

### 23.3.2 Write random sentences

A random subset of sentences will be synthesized. Be patient with the synthesis. It will take a few seconds, especially the first time. The loweest possible WPM is 80, so to decrease overall WPM, increase word gap.

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