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5.5: Vowel Symbols- ៀ/ ឿ/ េះ/ ោះ

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    The vowel symbols listed in Table 1 are placed around the consonants. The first two vowel symbols have long sounds and the latter two have short sounds.

    Use the audio and Table 1 below to learn how to pronounce the vowel symbols.

    AUDIO

    Table 1
    No. Vowel Symbol Phonetic Script Rhymes With Example
    1 ៀ (long sound) /ɪa/ ear បៀរ (beer)
    2 ឿ (long sound) /oeur/ __ តឿ (to believe)
    3 េះ (short sound) /eh/ best សេះ (house)
    4 ោះ (short sound) /ɔh/ boss កោះ (island)

    Speaking

    Please record yourself reading the vowels out loud and share it with your friends/teacher​​ for further feedback.

    Query \(\PageIndex{1}\)

    Writing

    Download the worksheet below to practice writing vowels by following the directional arrows, then read each vowel out loud.

    Query \(\PageIndex{2}\)

    Reading

    Drag the words into the correct order to make complete and meaningful sentences .

    Query \(\PageIndex{3}\)

     


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