Learn Shavian/Vowels/Reading Practice 1

By this point, you should know the follow 8 Shavian vowels.

Name Letter
if 𐑦
eat 𐑰
egg 𐑧
age 𐑱
ash 𐑨
ice 𐑲
ado 𐑩
up 𐑳

In the below text, we will utilize all of these letters. Read carefully and have fun!


A scorpion and a frog m𐑰t on the b𐑱nk of 𐑩 str𐑰m 𐑨nd the

scorpion 𐑨sks the frog to carry him across on its back. The

frog asks, “How do I know you won’t sting me?” The scorpion

says, “Because if I do, I will die too.”

The frog is satisfied, and they set out, but in midstream,

the scorpion stings the frog. The frog feels the onset of

paralysis and starts to sink, knowing they both will drown,

but has just enough time to gasp “Why?”

Replies the scorpion: “Its my nature…”