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Solomon Ratt: SRO Chants for Consonant Sounds

Click to listen to Solomon read the consonant sounds of SRO. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a downloadable mp3 audio file. c-c-c-c: cêskwa, cêskwa, cêskwa pitamâ.Wait, wait, wait a bit. h-h-h-h: hâw, hâw, hâw mâka.Okay, okay, okay … Continue reading

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Solomon Ratt: SRO Chants for Vowel Sounds

Click play to listen to Solomon read the vowel sounds used in SRO. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a downloadable mp3 audio file. a-a-a-a: apisîs, apisîs, apisîs nêhiyawêk.A little, a little, speak (you – plural) a little … Continue reading

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Some Minimal Pairs from Solomon Ratt – With Audio

This great collection of minimal pairs from Solomon Ratt brings together words in Cree that differ by only one sound, some of which are commonly confused. Minimal pairs allow us to confirm for ourselves which sounds can change the meaning … Continue reading

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