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Aa Ba Ka Da

AaBaKaDa Chart
in
BANTOANON (ASI)
Heather J Crossley, SIL (June 2014)
(Excluding Additional English Letters)
[c,f,j,q,v,x,z]

Note: Bantoanon (Asi) is a three vowel system phonologically i.e. i,a,u, but since people use the sounds [e,o] they are included in this chart. But these letters have a limited occurrence e.g. foreign loan words, word and syllable initial and final.

INITIAL STRESSED VOWEL Aa, OPEN SYLLABLE (two syllable word)

Aa adlaw
‘sun’

Bb baka
‘cow’

Kk kaha
‘matchbox’

Dd dawi
‘key’

Ee Eba
Eve’

Gg gahà
‘window’

Hh hasang
fish scale’

Ii ikog
‘tail’

Ll lata
‘can/tin’

Mm mada
’rice bird’

Nn nanay
‘mother’

NGng ngayan
‘name’

Oo otan
‘vegetable’

Pp padong
‘umbrella’

Rr rahon
‘leaf’

Ss sada
‘skirt’

Tt tawo
‘person’

Uu uda
face’

Ww wasay
‘axe’

Yy yadag
‘sail’

Expanded AaBaKaDa Chart
in
BANTOANON (ASI)
(Including all English Letters)

INITIAL STRESSED VOWEL Aa, OPEN SYLLABLE (two syllable word)

Aa adlaw
‘sun’

Bb baka
‘cow’

Cc center
‘center’

Dd dawi
‘key’

Ee Eba
‘Eve’

Ff Fortu
‘Fortu’

Gg gahà
‘window’

Hh hasang
‘fish scale’

Ii ikog
‘tail’

Jj Juan
‘John’

Kk kaha
‘matchbox’

Ll lata
‘can/tin’

Mm mada
‘rice bird’

Nn nanay
‘mother’

NGng ngayan
‘name’

Oo otan
‘vegetable’

Pp padong
‘umbrella’

Qq Quezon
‘Quezon’

Rr rahon
‘leaf’

Ss sada
‘skirt’

Tt tawo
‘person’

Uu uda
‘face’

Vv Ver
‘Ver’

Ww wasay
‘axe’

Xx xray
‘x-ray’

Yy yadag
‘sail’

Zz zoo
‘zoo’