6. Lakota s and š

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Learn how to pronounce Lakota sounds and how to write them.

6. Lakota s and š

Postby Jan » February 11th, 2009, 3:00 am

Lakota s sounds like the English s in 'so'
Lakota š sounds like the English sh in 'shop'

These two sounds often contrast meaning, compare:

foot
ší to ask somebody to do something


Level 2 textook, page 20:




Listen to the audio track and decide where you hear s and where š:


1: white



2: red



3: milk



4: red-winged blackbird



5: lark bunting



6: rice



7: onion



8: eyes



9: arm



10: boy



11: seven



12: rattlesnake



13: apple



14: pig



15: muskrat



16: frog



17: nighhawk



18: triangle



19: bowl



20: forest


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