m is a nasal consonant

Press the lips together as for y, expel the breath with the vibration of the vocal cords, and turn the sound into the nasal cavities.

Webster, m Funk and Wagnalls, m Phonetic Symbol, m

Drill: mah, ma, mee, moo, moh, maw am, em, im, oom, um, om

This sound occurs initially, finally, and medially:

mar

man

mare

may

met

myrtle

meet

mill

mute

mood

mum

mile

moan

mob

moist

Maud

mock

mow

  1. Many Americans made money in Mexican mines.
  2. Marian and Marvin were married in the month of may
  3. Mother made a muffler and a muff for Mary
  4. Mildred memorized ''The Song of Marion's Men."
  5. Mamma gave Millicent and. Muriel mush and milk.
  6. There are many flour mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota

am                        foam

hem                      dream

whim                    room

hum                      dime

some                     tame

Tom                      home

summer humming rumble command tumult torment

  1. America is the home of free
  2. Enman made some marmalade and some
  3. Maples, hemlocks, and elms grow on
  4. Martin promised Mother he would come home with
  5. September, October, and   September are months.
  6. King Midas loved the merry lit t le maiden named Marygold
  7. The meadow mouse used a moonbeam for a
  8. Diagram as many sentences as time permits.
  9. Maurice and Edmond's tramped many miles over the muddy road
  10. Maude made some improvement this month in arithmetic and penman's
  11. The farn1er bought matches from the merchant's and the merchant bought tomatoes from the
  12. The Pilgrim Fathers made a settlement at Plym­outh, Massachusetts
  13. My Mary's asleep by the murmuring stream
  14. "¡Hum, hum! honey bee! Summer is coming, '