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Spelling Rules Before You Start: Part-A

Spelling Rules Before You Start: Part-A

You know there are 26 alphabets in English and out of 26 alphabets 5 (+1) are vowels and 20(+1) are consonants. 

The vowels are a,e,i,o & u. And also, sometimes y acts as a vowel. So the number of vowels is 5+1.

Similarly, the other alphabets except a, e, i, o & u are consonants. They are b,c,d,f,g,h,j,k,l,m,n,p,q,r,s,t,v,w,x & z. And also, y mostly acts as a consonant. Therefor, the total number of consonants is 20+1.

You must aware of the dual role of Y, which will help you to learn spelling rules as well as pronunciations.

Also, some alphabets start with vowel pronunciation. They are: f, h, l, m, n, r, s & x.  All of here affect the spelling rules and more importantly, r is the game player. This is because r (ऋ) is also a vowel in the Indian language.


Indian Alphabets with English (Vowels)

Vowels English Examples with English and Hindi Words
a sun
a arrive, apple, father
i bit
 ई  ee bee
u Sundar
oo woman, who
r Sruti
e egg
o open
अं an  
अः ahh  

Indian Alphabets with English (Consonants)

Consonants English Examples with English and Hindi Words
k, c kangaroo
kh Kharavel
g go, bigger
gh Ghost
ch chair
chh Chhat
j job
jh Jhuna
 ट t teacher, letter,
th Thakur
d dog, address
dh Dhan
n Note
t Tabala
th think, breath
d mother, breathe
dh Dhool
n nurse, tennis
p pen, apple
ph phone
b banana, rabbit
bh Bharat
m man, summer
y Yellow
r river
l land, 
w week
sh shun
s Saturday
s sahitya
h house
क्ष kshy Kshyama
त्र tr  
ज्ञ gy