THE CONSONANT "ZH"

/z</

EARLY MODERN ENGLISH TO PRESENT-DAY ENGLISH

SOURCE: EME /z/ + EME /j/ , by assibilation

Voiced alveopalatal fricative

The consonant /z</ has been stable from EME through PDE.

CONSONANT
EME /z</
PDE /z</
SPELLING
z, s, si, g
z, s, si, g
EXAMPLE
pleasure
pleasure

SOUND