LAW 1: consonant + short vowel = syllable

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Power Law 1: A consonant plus a short vowel equals a syllable. 

[
cons. + short
= syllable]

       
        

        

 

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Covered letters:
ﺯ ﺵ ﻝ ﻃ

* fictitious words are used below to focus on reading and not meaning.

Consonant + short vowel = one syllable


    زَزَ
 
za-za
(two syllables)


   شُشُ 
   2 
shu-shu


    لِلِ
 
li-li


    طَطَ
 
ṭa-ṭa


    شَلَ
 
sha-la


    زُلَ
 
zu-la

 

 



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