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The "ou" digraf has several different pronunciations.

--- south, southern, soup, should, soul, sought.

 

The "ea" digraf has several different pronunciations.

--- team, head, great, idea, ocean.

  

The same is also true for the "ear" trigraf.

--- hear, heard, heart, bear.

 

They ar needlessly difficult to lern.  You cannot predict how words sound.