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1. ultimate particle of sounds
An ‘ultimate particle of sounds’ means a common component of sounds unable to be divided further which are heard similarly with each other(one another).
2. original sound
An ‘original sound’ means a sound pronounced originally at the articulate point.
A ‘syllable’ is the smallest unit of a sound that can be pronounced by itself.
A ‘consonant’ is a sound unable to be divided further which can not be pronounced without a vowel(s) as a component of a syllable.
A ‘vowel’ is a sound unable to be divided further which can be pronounced by itself as a component of a syllable.