v is a voiced consonant

Press the upper teeth and lower lip firmly together as for f, and expel the breath with vibration of the vocal cords.

Equivalent: f as in of

Webster, v Funk and Wagnalls, v Phonetic Symbol, v

Drill: vah, va, vee, voo, voh, vaw av, ev, iv, oov, uv, ov

This sound occurs initially, finally, and medially:

varnish

vane

van

vest

verse

view

veal

vest

vice

vote

vulgar

void

vault

volley

vow

vine

vat

vowel

  1. The visitor viewed the viaduct in the valley
  2. Vivian gathered violets for the Venetian vase
  3. Did the veteran visit the venerable vicar?
  4. The vicious vagabond ventured into the vineyard
  5. The vicious is produced by the vibration of the vocal
  6. Vote to remove evil and vice from the village
  7. Victor gave Victoria a violin and Virginia a Vic­trola
  8. Mr. Vaile bought  vichy,  veal, and  vegetables

have

cave

vivid

heavy

leave

evade

live

alive

heaven

shove

rove

remove

love

move

every

of

resolve

invalid

  1. Steve drove twelve nails into the sieve.
  2. Wave upon wave of vapor swept over the valley.
  3. Gustavus invested his savings in a Victory note.
  4. Strive to remove the vinegar from the shelves.
  5. Resolve to improve your voice by practicing every evening.
  6. The vesper service is over at five.
  7. Eva lived in a vine-clad villa.
  8. Calvin's voice has more volume than David's.
  9. Irving received seven dollars for moving the vase.
  10. The thieves took Sylvia's vacation souvenirs.
  11. The divers arrived at twelve and left at seven.
  12. The valet put the five cravats into the vase.
  13. The violinist Uves on Vanderbilt Avenue.
  14. The servant did not leave the shovel on the gravel walk.
  15. Harvey proved that the event was a decisive victory for the voters.
  16. ''With many a shout we mock the wind
    that in the pine top grieves,
    And slumber long and sweetly on beds
    of oaken leaves. '