Alphabet/Step by step/Consonants 2

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2.4 Consonants 2

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is pronounced like thi in thigh.

Sounds that can be made with [edit]

තා - sounds like tha in Thai.
තැ - sounds like tha in thatch.
තෑ - takes the sound of තැ held long.
ති - sounds like thi in thin.
තී - sounds like thie in thief.
තු -
තූ -
තෙ - sounds like tha in thane.
තේ - takes the sound of තෙ held long.
තො -
තෝ - sounds like tho in thought.
තෘ - sounds like the word through
තෞ - sounds like the word thou in thousand.

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is pronounced like the word, the in English.

Sounds that can be made with [edit]

දා -
දැ - sounds like tha in that.
දෑ - takes the sound of දැ held long.
දි - sounds like thi in this.
දී - takes the sound of දි held long.
දු -
දූ -
දෙ - sounds like the in then.
දේ - sounds like the word they.
දො -
දෝ -
දෘ -

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is pronounced like n in nine.

Sounds that can be made with [edit]

නා - sounds like na in nasty.
නැ - sounds like na in natural.
නෑ - takes the sound of නැ held long.
නි - sounds like ni in nip.
නී - sounds like ne in neon. takes the sound of නි held long.
නු - sounds like no in noon.
නූ - sounds like noo in noodle.
නෙ - sounds like ne in nephew.
නේ - takes the sound of නෙ held long.
නො - sounds like no in nod.
නෝ - sounds like nau in naught.
නෘ -
නෞ - sounds like the word now

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is pronounced like pu in purple.

Sounds that can be made with [edit]

පා -
පැ -
පෑ -
පි -
පී -
පු -
පූ -
පෙ -
පේ -
පො -
පෝ -
පෘ -
පෞ -

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is pronounced like b in bus.

Sounds that can be made with [edit]

බා - sounds like ba in basket.
බැ - sounds like ba in baron.
බෑ - takes the sound of බැ held long.
බි - sounds like bi in biscuit.
බී - sounds like bee in beet.
බු - sounds like bo in book.
බූ - sounds like boo in boost.
බෙ - sounds like be in bell.
බේ - takes the sound of බෙ held long.
බො - sounds like bo in boss.
බෝ - sounds like ba in ball.
බෘ - sounds like broo in brooch.
බෞ - sounds like bau in baud.

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is pronounced like m in my.

Sounds that can be made with [edit]

මා - sounds like ma in march.
මැ - sounds like ma in manner.
මෑ - sounds like ma in man.
මි - sounds like mi in miss.
මී - sounds like the word me.
මු -
මූ - sounds like moo in moon.
මෙ - sounds like me in men.
මේ - takes the sound of මෙ held long.
මො - sounds like mo in module.
මෝ - sounds like the word word.
මෘ -
මෞ - sounds like mou in mouth.

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is pronounced like y in young.

Sounnds that can be made with [edit]

යා - sounds like ya in yard.
යැ - sounds like ya in yap.
යෑ - sounds like ya in yam.
යි - sounds like ye in year.
යී - sounds like yea in yeast.
යු - sounds like yu in Yugoslavian.
යූ - sounds like you in youth.
යෙ - sounds like ye in yet.
යේ - takes the sound of යෙ held long.
යො - sounds like yo in yon.
යෝ - sounds like yo in yoghurt.
යෞ - sounds like yow in yowl.