LAW 2: consonant + long vowel = one syllable

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What is power law #2?
 

 Can you break words up into syllables?

Law 2: A consonant PLUS a long vowel = one syllable.    

         [consonant +
long = syllable]

 

   A long vowel at the end of a word is pronounced as a short.

 

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ك  ق  ج  خ

       
 

       

 

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  Consonant + long vowel = syllable


    كوقُ
 
kuu-qu


    جاجَ
 
gaa-ga


    خيخَ
 
khii-kha


    قيخاك
 
qii-khaak


    جوخو
 
guu-khu


     كاكَ
 
kaa-ka

 


 

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