LAW 3: The sequoun
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What is power law #3?
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The sequoun (ﮦ) is the absence of a vowel. The sequoun appears as a small circle above the letter.
Power Law 3: A consonant plus a short or long vowel plus a consonant carrying a sequoun equals a syllable.
[consonant + short or long vowel + consonant with sequoun = syllable].
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View the sequoun as a stop sign -- so that after the sequoun a new syllable begins.
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* fictitious words are used below to focus on reading and not meaning.
Note: The consonants carrying the sequouns are shown below in brown.
Consonant + short or long vowel + consonant (with a sequoun) = one syllable.
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