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The /ɛ/ sound in Nkwen Language

Є ε

bὲ’ὲtә̀ → flash light

/ɛ/ is one of the vowel sounds in Nkwen Language. It is an open mid sound different from the /e/ which is a close mid sound. It mostly surfaced at the medial and final positions in words. Here are some of the words and a short reading exercise below.

Є  ε

M̀brә      → black berries

m̀brә̂      → a lazy one

m̀bεnә̀     → a fight

fὲrә̀          → wind

ftә̂           → separate a fight

ǝ̀lrә̀         → a twine

btә̀        → flash light

àbεrә̀        →  a traditional chair

bεtә           → to quench

àkwε̌          → a bone

àkwˀ  →upper part of the leg (thigh)

nǝ̀kùwɛ̀ – a pilar

Toŋtә nә̀

    Àmbε  bǝ̌ m̀bὲrә̂. À koŋә tyә mbεnә susu. A ghә ǹtsὲˀε mbὲrә̀ ma fὲrә̀ cya ŋ̀kùtә̂. À bә bεntә bu su jyә. À koŋә àfàˀà bәbὲrә susu. Nǝ̀kùwɛ̀ nǝ ndyâ zhi zǝtsǝ bǝ’ǝnǝ, a kakǝ nyɛ̀sǝ̀.

Free Translation

    Ambe is a lazy one. He likes to fight a lot. He has picked up some black berries plucked by wind to prepare and eat. He likes being lazy. One of the pillars of his house is broken and he has not mended it.

Nkwen Language alphabet https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_ihUsy6_PLKYRhQJ1B65SZ5XN1sLjNBk The Nkwen Language Alphabet and some Grammatical Aspects
The Revised Edition the Nkwen Language Alphabet https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_ihUsy6_PLKYRhQJ1B65SZ5XN1sLjNBk The Nkwen Language Alphabet
Riddles in Nkwen Language https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_ihUsy6_PLKYRhQJ1B65SZ5XN1sLjNBk Story Telling; The Honest Princess
Nkwen Language Lessons https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_ihUsy6_PLKYRhQJ1B65SZ5XN1sLjNBk My Traditional Dish, Achu and Yellow Soup
Possession in Nkwen Language https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_ihUsy6_PLKYRhQJ1B65SZ5XN1sLjNBk The Sequential Pronoun in Nkwen Language Nouns in Nkwen Language

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