Icelandic Alphabet

Today I will teach you the Icelandic alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Icelandic letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Icelandic contains 32 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

A
a
[a]
Audio
like
cat
Á
á
[au̯]
Audio
like
cow
B
b
[pjɛ]
Audio
like
pair
D
d
[tjɛ]
Audio
like
tier
Ð
ð
[ɛð̠]
Audio
like
this
E
e
[ɛ]
Audio
like
end
É
é
[jɛ]
Audio
like
yeah
F
f
[ɛfː]
Audio
like
fox
G
g
[cɛ]
Audio
like
gym, gold
H
h
[hau̯]
Audio
like
house
I
i
[ɪ]
Audio
like
win
Í
í
[i]
Audio
like
west
J
j
[jɔð̠]
Audio
like
year
K
k
[kʰau̯]
Audio
like
kit
L
l
[ɛtl̥]
Audio
like
life
M
m
[ɛmː]
Audio
like
moon
N
n
[ɛnː]
Audio
like
nice
O
o
[ɔ]
Audio
like
four
Ó
ó
[ou̯]
Audio
like
oh
P
p
[pʰjɛ]
Audio
like
play
R
r
[ɛr]
Audio
like
Roma
S
s
[ɛs]
Audio
like
small
T
t
[tʰjɛ]
Audio
like
time
U
u
[ʏ]
Audio
like
urge
Ú
ú
[u]
Audio
like
you
V
v
[vafː]
Audio
like
vast
X
x
[ɛxs]
Audio
like
Bach's
Y
y
[y]
Audio
like
ink
Ý
ý
[ý]
Audio
like
we
Þ
þ
[þ]
Audio
like
thing
Æ
æ
[ai̯]
Audio
like
ice
Ö
ö
[œ]
Audio
like
end

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the alphabet in Icelandic. Please check the next lesson below. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here.

Icelandic Lessons   Icelandic Lessons

Icelandic Adjectives   Icelandic Adjectives



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