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The labials (in which m is included) have only one sound.
All other consonants have a broad and a slender sound and
are hence called mutable.
3. Spirants : f, s, and the aspirated mutes.
Diagram of Consonants.
The grouping of vowels results in a diphthong or a triphthong
§42, §47.
A diphthong or triphthong is in pronunciation the
sounding of one vowel after another or of a succession of vowels
with no intervening consonant § 65.
A consonant group is pronounced with no intervening vowel,
but cf. § 66.
Word groups are pronounced as a single expression.
Examples of word groups are : —
,1. Substantive groups :

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