The vowel sound of i as in it

Equivalents:

ee as in been

ui as in build

o as in women

y as in myth

ie as in sieve

u as in busy

Phonetic Symbol, ɪ

pi, ti, ki, bi, di, gi

ith, iz, il, im, in, ing

inch

pin

film

inner

been

fish

instant

busy

vinegar

Indian

miss

thimble

infant

mint

thither

interest

whip

this

incident

whim

timber

indolent

wish

tinkle

  1. Will's sister has been to Richmond, Virginia.
  2. Tillie is busy with her knitting.
  3. The king fisher is sitting in the big hickory.
  4. Liverpool and Plymouth are in England.
  5. Milk is shipped long distances to cities and villages.

dig

ship

quill

nibble

shift

quince

link

chin

quick

limb

chip

quibble

riddle

gypsie

king

sister

kitchen

sing

simple

kindle

ring

zinc

guilt

hidden

  1. The sick musician made a quick trip to his physi­cian.
  2. Mr. Smith visited the 1nill in the village.
  3. Willard read about Lincoln and Wilson in his history.
  4. The Missouri River is a tributary of the Mississippi.
  5. Jim injured his wrist when he slipped on the hill.
  6. The women will bring the sieves and the quilts into the building.
  7. Philip read fifteen pages in his English literature and six in his physical geography.
  8. Nicholas is studying civics and wishes to become a citizen.
  9. The silver buckle on the little pink slipper in the window glistened.
  10. Did the Pilgrims invite the Indians to a Thanks­ giving dinner?
  11. '' Ah, soon on field and hill, the wind shall whistle chill.'
  12. '' Cresar, now be still: I killed not thee with half so good a will.''