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hand below your head, suddenly closing into a fist as if catching a fly

We do it very fast because it's a very short vowel and we level our hands with our mouth to better connect lips and hands movements.

Make a sudden jerky motion closing your palm in the air into a fist, as when you catch a fly. That sudden jerk signifies that the vowel is very short, so short it often disappears altogether.


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