Until today, there has never been a Dinka’s book that had explored in depth the learning of the Dinka language like “Piööc de Akeer ke Thoŋ de Jiëëŋ” has done.
This book has comprehensively focused on two areas; The Dinka’s alphabets and pronunciation in Dinka. These two areas are very instrumental in the learning of the Dinka language. If you are interested to read, write and speak Dinka fluently then this book is your first step in achieving that goal.
If you want your kids to read, write and speak in Dinka fluently then this book is your key. The 33 Dinka’s alphabets are comprehensively explored in this book. Each letter is adequately examined to ensure meaningful understanding. The Dinka words’ pronunciation is comprehensively discussed under each letter from the first letter to the last letter. The words’ pronunciation in Dinka is not as complex as in other languages. All the letters in a word are pronounce in Dinka.
The pronunciation of words in Dinka is majorly influenced by normal vowels “Akeer dheu…A, E, I, O, Ɛ, Ɔ & U” and breathy vowels“Akeer yäu…. Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ɛ̈ & Ɔ̈” If you learn by heart how these two categories of vowels influence words’ pronunciation, there will be no reason whatsoever not to read out every word written in Dinka.
Piööc de Akeer ke Thoŋ de Jiëëŋ had incorporated various learning aids such as pictures to promote easy understanding. A simple sentence construction had been deployed throughout the book to promote easy reading and understanding.