Basic Phone Matching

Characters Matchers

Query for consonants using the base glyph.

Examples:

Phonex Meaning
b Any consonant with 'b' as the base glyph
d Any consonant with 'd' as the base glyph

Feature Set Matchers

Query using feature names. Features names are placed between braces (i.e., '{', "}').

Examples:

Phonex Meaning
{consonant} Any consonant
{fricative} Any fricative

Multiple feature name may be provided, separated by commas. If a paticular feature is to be excluded from the query it should be prefixed by a minus sign.

Examples:

Phonex Meaning
{fricative, voiced} Voiced fricatives
{consonant, -stop} All consonants which are not stops

Many feature names also have shorthand equivalents. A listing of all feature names supported by phone along with their synomyms can be found here.

Examples:

Phonex Meaning
{c} Any consonant
{fri} Any fricative