This module is for self study. As you explore the module, you can test your knowledge of the different aUI symbols, their English meanings, and their pronunciations.

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Below is list of the aUI semantic primes (the simplest building blocks of meaning, ideas that cannot be broken down any further).

Pronunciation Guide:

 MeaningRoman
Representation
IPA
Pronunciation
aUI
Pronunciation
aSpacea/a/
eMovemente/ɛ/
iLighti/ɪ/
uHumanu/ʊ/
oLifeo/ɔ/
ATimeA/ä/
EMatterE/e/
ISoundI/i/
USpirit/MindU/u/
OFeelingO/o/
QConditionQ/œ/
YNegationY/y/
yNegationy/j/
cExistencec/ʃ/
xRelationx/x/
jEqualj/ʒ/
rGoodr/r/ or /R/
zPartz/z/
* These phonemes from commons.wikimedia.org give two pronunciations, the first one as the initial sound in front of an 'Ah' sound, and the second one following an 'Ah' sound
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