A GRAMMAR OF THE OF PRONUNCIATION. Espresses an obscure sound like the English a in the words abound, about, &c. and is inherent in every consonant that is not followed by another vowel; or that has not the full sound of the letter restricted by the mark F. eo Is like the same letter when pronounced long, as in the words all, wall, ball, &c. Has precisely the same sound as the French i, in the word ni. Is the same vowel with a lengthened souod. Has the sound of u in the words bull, full, pull, &c. The same sound lengthened, and may be expressed in Roman characters by ú. Jou stes op These four letters are only used in Sanscrit words. Their pronunciation on the western side of the Peninsula, and, generally speaking, in Southern India, is rü rú and lü lú; the u possessing nearly the same sound that it has in French in the words nue, flux, tuent, salut, &c. Is the same as the French é in the words qualité, egalité, &c. Is the same vowel with a lengthened sound. Is pronounced cxactly like the English word eye, a feature of the face; and may be expressed iu Roman characters by ai.
- Has that full sound of the letter o which is common to every language.
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