25 The -ment suffix and word ending

25.1 Learning Objectives

  • Learn to write words using the -ment suffix stroke
  • Learn briefs for common words ending in -ment
  • Learn common words using -PLT but do not end in -ment
  • Learn brief phrases ending in -time using the -PLT stroke

25.2 *PLT as -ment suffix

The *PLT stroke is used to write words ending in -ment such as basement, shipment, and element.

PWAEUS *PLT

basement basement basement basement

SHEUP *PLT

shipment shipment shipment shipment

EL *PLT

element element element element

25.3 -PLT for briefs ending in -ment

For many common words ending in -ment, Plover contains briefs ending in -PLT. Examples include agreement, moment, and judgement.

TKPWRAOEPLT

agreement agreement agreement agreement

PHOEPLT

moment moment moment moment

SKWRUPLT

judgment judgment judgment judgment

25.4 -PLT when not -ment

-PLT does not always represent -ment, but rather separate sounds, such as m-t or m-ty, sometimes by inversion.

Word Stroke Notes
amount APLT
atom TOPLT
autumn AUPLT
bottom PWOPLT
climate KHRAOEUPLT
dammit TKAPLT
dreamt TKREPLT
empty EPLT
familiarity TPAPLT
format TPORPLT
limit HREUPLT
permit PERPLT
plummet PHRUPLT
remit REPLT
summit SUPLT
symptom S*PLT
tempt TEPLT
ultimate UPLT

25.5 -time represented by -PLT in phrase briefs

Phrase Brief Note
daytime TKAEUPLT
from time to time TPREUPLT
nighttime TPHAOEUPLT
realtime RAEPLT
that time THAPLT
trial time TR-PLT
what time WHAPLT

25.6 -times represented by -PLS in phrase briefs

Phrase Brief Note
two times TWAOEUPLS
three times THRAOEUPLS
four times TPRAOEUPLS
five times TPAOEUPLS

25.7 -ment briefs

-ment word Stroke Stem Stroke
achievement KHEFPLT achieve KHEF
advancement SRAPLT advance SRAPBS
advertisement TEUPLT advertise TEUZ
agreement TKPWRAOEPLT agree TKPWRAOE
amazement PHAEUFPLT amaze A/PHAEUZ
announcement TPHOUPLT announce TPHOUPBS
apartment ARPLT apart A/PART
appointment POEUPLT appoint POEUPB
basement PWAEUPLT base PWAEUS
casement KAEUPLT case KAEUS
comment KOPLT
commitment KPHEUPLT commit KPHEUT
compartment KPARPLT
complement KPHREPLT
compliment KPHREUPLT
department TKPARPLT, TK-PT depart TKPART
development SREPLT develop SREL
document TKAOUPLT
element HREPLT, *EPLT
employment PHROEUPLT employ PHROEU
environment SRAOEURPLT
equipment KWEUPLT equip KWEUP
establishment STAEPLT establish STAEB
experiment SPERPLT
filament TPEUPLT
fulfillment TPEUFPLT fulfill TPUL/TPEUL
government TKPWOFRPLT govern TKPWOFPB
harassment HARPLT harass HARS
implement EUPLT
installment SAUPLT install STPHAUL
instrument STRUPLT
investment SREFPLT invest SREF
involvement SROFPLT involve SROF
judgment SKWRUPLT judge SKWRUPBLG
management PHAPLT, PH-GT manage PHAPBG
movement PHOFPLT move PHOF
nourishment TPHUPLT nourish TPHURB
ointment OEUPLT
payment PAEUPLT pay PAEU
pigment PEUPLT pig PEUG
placement PHRAEUPLT place PHRAEUS
punishment PUPLT punish P-RB
requirement RAOEURPLT require RAOEUR
supplement SPHREPLT , S*UPLT
treatment TRAOEPLT treat TRAOET

25.8 Exercises

25.8.1 Write with sound

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  1. We went down to the basement.Ocean, a large amount of salt water. We went down to the basement.Ocean, a large amount of salt water. We went down to the basement.Ocean, a large amount of salt water.
  2. President, the chief person of a government or a club. President, the chief person of a government or a club. President, the chief person of a government or a club.
  3. Beat, to throb. To strike over and over. To mark by movements; as, beat time to music. Strike to mix; as, beat eggs or beat a cake. To do better than someone else in a game or a contest; as, to beat in a race. The measure of time in music. Beat, to throb. To strike over and over. To mark by movements; as, beat time to music. Strike to mix; as, beat eggs or beat a cake. To do better than someone else in a game or a contest; as, to beat in a race. The measure of time in music. Beat, to throb. To strike over and over. To mark by movements; as, beat time to music. Strike to mix; as, beat eggs or beat a cake. To do better than someone else in a game or a contest; as, to beat in a race. The measure of time in music.
  4. It will take me only a moment to do it. It will take me only a moment to do it. It will take me only a moment to do it.
  5. Moment, a point of time. A very small amount of time. Moment, a point of time. A very small amount of time. Moment, a point of time. A very small amount of time.
  6. Body, the whole or main part of an animal, a person, or a thing. An amount of some thing; as, a body of water. A group;, as, a body of people. Body, the whole or main part of an animal, a person, or a thing. An amount of some thing; as, a body of water. A group;, as, a body of people. Body, the whole or main part of an animal, a person, or a thing. An amount of some thing; as, a body of water. A group;, as, a body of people.
  7. Clear, without clouds. Clean; easy to see through; as, clear air, clear water, or clear glass. With nothing in the way; as, a clear space or a clear view. Fair; as, a clear day. Plain; as, to give clear directions. To take away and leave a space open; as, to clear the snow from a walk. Clear, without clouds. Clean; easy to see through; as, clear air, clear water, or clear glass. With nothing in the way; as, a clear space or a clear view. Fair; as, a clear day. Plain; as, to give clear directions. To take away and leave a space open; as, to clear the snow from a walk. Clear, without clouds. Clean; easy to see through; as, clear air, clear water, or clear glass. With nothing in the way; as, a clear space or a clear view. Fair; as, a clear day. Plain; as, to give clear directions. To take away and leave a space open; as, to clear the snow from a walk.
  8. Herself is used to make a statement stronger. Herself is used to make a statement stronger. Herself is used to make a statement stronger.
  9. Locate, find out the position of. Show the position of. Locate, find out the position of. Show the position of. Locate, find out the position of. Show the position of.
  10. Were you paying attention to what he said? Were you paying attention to what he said? Were you paying attention to what he said?
  11. Pavement, a covering for streets and sidewalks. Pavement, a covering for streets and sidewalks. Pavement, a covering for streets and sidewalks.
  12. I tried to locate the place where the noise came from. I tried to locate the place where the noise came from. I tried to locate the place where the noise came from.
  13. Each province has its own government. Each province has its own government. Each province has its own government.
  14. Please empty the bowl. Please empty the bowl. Please empty the bowl.
  15. First aid, treatment given at once, before the doctor arrives. First aid, treatment given at once, before the doctor arrives. First aid, treatment given at once, before the doctor arrives.
  16. No amount of teasing made Mother change her mind. No amount of teasing made Mother change her mind. No amount of teasing made Mother change her mind.
  17. Stamp, a piece of printed paper put off by the government and paved on a letter or package to be sent through the mail. To put a stamp on. To strike hard with the bottom of the foot. Stamp, a piece of printed paper put off by the government and paved on a letter or package to be sent through the mail. To put a stamp on. To strike hard with the bottom of the foot. Stamp, a piece of printed paper put off by the government and paved on a letter or package to be sent through the mail. To put a stamp on. To strike hard with the bottom of the foot.
  18. Change, to put or take a thing in place of something else; as, change your shoes. A fresh set; as, a change of clothes. The amount of money returned when the coin or bill given to pay for something is large than the price. Small coins. Change, to put or take a thing in place of something else; as, change your shoes. A fresh set; as, a change of clothes. The amount of money returned when the coin or bill given to pay for something is large than the price. Small coins. Change, to put or take a thing in place of something else; as, change your shoes. A fresh set; as, a change of clothes. The amount of money returned when the coin or bill given to pay for something is large than the price. Small coins.
  19. Busy, full of work or action; as a busy schoolroom or a busy street corner. Working. Busy, full of work or action; as a busy schoolroom or a busy street corner. Working. Busy, full of work or action; as a busy schoolroom or a busy street corner. Working.

25.8.2 Write random sentences

A random subset of sentences will be synthesized. Be patient with the synthesis. It will take a few seconds, especially the first time. The loweest possible WPM is 80, so to decrease overall WPM, increase word gap.

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