How Do You Spell GONIATITES?
Goniatites is a genus of extinct ammonoid cephalopods that lived from the Devonian to the Permian periods. The spelling of the word Goniatites is based on its pronunciation, which can be transcribed in IPA as /ɡoʊniətaɪts/. The initial "g" is pronounced as a voiced velar stop, followed by the diphthong "oʊ." The second syllable contains the reduced vowel "ə" and the consonants "n" and "t," while the final syllable is pronounced with the diphthong "aɪ" and the voiceless alveolar stop "t."