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The /ɪ/ Sound

TongueThe tongue raises high in the mouth. It moves to the front of the mouth. Then the tip of the tongue moves behind the bottom front teeth. The tongue remains relaxed in the front of the mouth.
LipsThe lips separated and relaxed.
JawThe jaw drops and the mouth opens a little bit.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.

Examples of words with the /ɪ/ sound


diet
/ˈdaɪət/
/ˈdaɪ-ət/
Pronounced by Kendra

borrowing
/ˈbɑroʊɪŋ/
/ˈbɑ-roʊ-ɪŋ/
Pronounced by Matthew

beget
/bɪˈgɛt/
/-ˈgɛt/
Pronounced by Joanna

arriving
/əˈraɪvɪŋ/
/ər-ˈaɪ-vɪŋ/
Pronounced by Joanna

heineken
/ˈhaɪnəkən/
/ˈhaɪ--kən/
Pronounced by Joanna

variety
/vəˈraɪəti/