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Leroy, Claude E.; Albuquerque, Severino João Medeiros; Schil, Mary H. / Português para principiantes
(1993)

First preliminary lesson,   pp. [1]-[20]


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4.9   [ou] spelled ou. For many speakers ou denotes merely a "close o."
ou                  soube
dou                 falou
sou                 levou
Vou                 usou
outro
4.10   [iu] spelled iu.
viu                 pediu
saiu                subiu
caiu                decidiu
4.11  [ui] spelled ui.
fui                 possui
uivo                conclui
cuido               azuis
5.     Nasal diphthongs. There are five nasal diphthongs in Brazilian Portuguese. Nasalization is
indicated by m after the vowel or by the til (-) placed over the first vowel of the diphthong.
Both elements of the diphthong are nasalized.
5.1   [5f] spelled do or am.
h~o                 falam
nio                tocam
s5o                ficam
dio                 levam
tao                 passam
pao                 sabdo
vao                 fogdo


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