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 The eleventh symbol of the Amharic alphabet is called TÄWE and is equivalent to the sound of the letter T in English. The printed letter looks like the letter t of the Latin alphabet, same as the handwritten version. The seven orders of this symbol are also very easy to write.
Here is the table with the printed letter, handwritten letter and pronunciation, and a few examples. The animations were made according to the instructions in the book Writing and Reading Amharic and the sounds are from the site Amharic Online. Phonetic according to David Appleyard.

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phonetics
how to write it
and say it
examples
11-tawe1
 tawanay (täwanay) actor
11-tawe2
tu
tubo
(tubbo) tube, pipe (water)
11-tawe3
ti
timatim  (timatim) tomato
11-tawe4
ta
tambur      (tambur) drum
11-tawe5
te
tember 
(tembïr) stamp
11-tawe6
(just t at the end of a word)
teras    
(tïras) pillow, cushionseddest    (sïddïst) six
11-tawe7
to
tolo
(tolo) soon, quickly

Also, the sound "t" and the sound  "wa" form the letter  "twa" twa

Finally, the complete sequence in alphabetical order :
tawe
Here is the quiz for the eleventh letter of the alphabet:

Quiz #11

With this symbol we’ve completed one third of the alphabet !
Next week, the letter CH.

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