1. b) 2. d) 3. e) 4. a) 5. c)
𐑕 is the sound ‘ss’ and 𐑟 is the sound ‘zz’
𐑓 is the sound ‘f’ and 𐑝 is the sound ‘v’
In other words, each pair of characters (which is the same character rotated by 180 degrees) shows the ‘unvoiced’ and ‘voiced’ versions of the same sound. These terms refer to how the mouth pronounces the sound: the unvoiced version does not vibrate the vocal chords, whereas the voiced one does.
The sound ‘b’ is a voiced consonant, and its voiceless counterpart is ‘p’. Since the Shavian character for ‘p’ is 𐑐, we can deduce that the character for ‘b’ must be the symbol 𐑐 rotated 180 degrees, which is: