ukindia Learn to Read Gujarati Lesson 7

Learn to Read Gujarati

Lesson 7

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The next line has the semi-vowels Y , R , an older form of R - RU ,
L , L' ( made with the tongue rolled back further than L ) and V .

See if you can read the following English sentence A and the Gujarati sentences B and C.

Here are the answers

Note the half L in yellow . Like Hindi all the words in Gujarati can be written in a half form if the sound is not pronounced in full. Note also that the long EE in the sentence A differs from the short I in having a slightly longer stem. One could have put a half L in the word color as well . Finally note that the RU letter looks like the number 3 in Gujarati but has a tail and that Y and CH ( Charlie) look very similar.

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