p / p – pig

  • Unvoiced. This sound is made by passing air through the mouth.
  • Start by lightly pressing your lips together but keeping your front teeth slightly apart.
  • The tip of your tongue should be resting just behind your lower front teeth.
  • First, the flow of air is stopped by your lips (see photo)
  • Then, when you part your lips and release the slight burst of air, the sound is made.
  • Similar sound: /b/