Ant, Knife, Tied Up book cover

Ant, Knife, Tied Up

The Lao consonants are easy to learn: There are 26, each with its own sound. Vowels are more difficult: 15 symbols variously combine, or sit left, right, above, or below the consonant, to create 36 vowel sounds. (An "x" is used as a placeholder in grammar books, to show where the vowel is placed.)

Here, as he did with the consonants, Thongkham uses pictures to help children recognize the common vowels.

compiled by Thong Kham Chanthavong
First published in 2006 :: Lao and English :: 32 pages :: Paperback :: A5

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