THE CONSONANT "SH"

/s</

SOURCE: Germanic */sk/; EME /s/ + EME /j/ , by assibilation

Voiceless alveopalatal fricative

The consonant /s</ has been stable from OE through PDE.

CONSONANT
OE /s</
ME /s</
EME /s</
PDE /s</
SPELLING
sc
sc, sh, ssh, sch, ss
s, sh, c, ti, ss, sch (loanwords), si, ssi
s, sh, c, ti, sch (loanwords), si, ssi
EXAMPLE
scur
shoure
shower
shower

SOUND