I want...

When ordering food or drinks, you usually precede the order with “I want..” and follow it with “please.” We already know

and we need one more letter for the request:

This letter has the consonant sound that begins the words thin thick, and think.

Hear the letter’s sound: hear the sound
Hear the letter’s name: hear the letter name

It is used in the word for “want:”

hear the sound
The grammatical structure of Greek lets us use this word all by itself without needing to say the word for "I."

Important:
and are pronounced differently. The first one has the sound of thin, the second has the sound of this. The difference is called voicing, and you can see a detailed explanation here, or you can proceed.

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