Learn to Read Tamil

Lesson 4

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These are a couple of double letters . This figure shows a SS in an English word.

It reads Miss.

This is a double NN - a girl's name

Its Anna.

The letter J looks like a snake with a curved tail

English JAR

Note that the detached vowel AI pronounced ai as in mai (my) looks very like J except for a slightly different tail.

The word is Aina -Hindi for mirror

The vowel mark ai is written before the letter as it does for the letter M below.

Its the English word MY

The letter SH is modified by ai in this word.

It reads SH ai N (Shine)

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