How To Spell Vowel A In Indonesian (With Voice)

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How to spell vowel A in IndonesianHow to spell vowel A in Indonesian? Definitely not difficult at all. After reading the explanation and also do some practice then you can master it.

Before you start to practice, let me explain it a bit about the vowel A in Indonesia.

The vowel A in Indonesian is different from the same vowel in English. It is more like the sound of the same letter in Japanese. So, if you are a Japanese, you should not find any problem when spelling Indonesian vowel A.

How to spell vowel A in Indonesian

In English, the sound of vowel A is not like the sound of below words

  • bat
  • cat
  • rat
  • car
  • bar

Indonesian A doesn’t sound like those words. The sound on car and bar is a bit similar but still doesn’t represent the correct sound.In fact, tt is closer to below words

  • sun
  • run
  • lung

Quite different right. I am talking about the sound not in written because in written an A is still an A.

So simple, right. Why don’t you start your practice how to spell vowel A in Indonesian. You can find ten Indonesian words below for your practice (with their meaning in English).

Also, it is equipped with an MP3 file that will help you to get the correct sound for each word. Each word is divided into syllables, so you will find no difficulties.

 

WORD SYLLABLES MEANING
BACA BA – CA READ
DATA DA – TA DATA
BATA BA – TA BRICK
RASA RA – SA TASTE
KATA KA – TA WORD
ADA A – DA EXIST
MATA MA – TA EYES
DADA DA – DA CHEST
SAYA SA – YA I, MY
LADA LA – DA PEPPER

How to pronounce each word can be listened below (235 Kilobytes). Don’t forget to turn on the speakers otherwise you will hear nothing.

Have you listened? Well, surely now you will say it is not difficult at all.

Just keep on practicing these 10 words, mate. As you remember practice makes perfect.

Enjoy!

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