Latvian Alphabet

Today I will teach you the Latvian alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Latvian letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Latvian contains 33 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

A
a
[ɑ]
Audio
like
up
Ā
ā
[ɑː]
Audio
like
man
B
b
[b]
Audio
like
bat
C
c
[t͡s]
Audio
like
tsar
Č
č
[t͡ʃ]
Audio
like
chair
D
d
[d]
Audio
like
door
E
e
[e, æ]
Audio
like
egg
Ē
ē
[eː, æː]
Audio
like
eat
F
f
[f]
Audio
like
fly
G
g
[ɡ]
Audio
like
gap
Ģ
ģ
[ɟ]
Audio
like
gym
H
h
[x, h]
Audio
like
hot
I
i
[i]
Audio
like
ink
Ī
ī
[iː]
Audio
like
each
J
j
[j]
Audio
like
you
K
k
[k]
Audio
like
cat
Ķ
ķ
[c]
Audio
like
jug
L
l
[l]
Audio
like
lamp
Ļ
ļ
[ʎ]
Audio
like
tool
M
m
[m]
Audio
like
male
N
n
[n, ŋ]
Audio
like
nail
Ņ
ņ
[ɲ]
Audio
like
onion
O
o
[o, oː]
Audio
like
old
P
p
[p]
Audio
like
peace
R
r
[r]
Audio
like
rest
S
s
[s]
Audio
like
sock
Š
š
[ʃ]
Audio
like
shy
T
t
[t]
Audio
like
table
U
u
[u]
Audio
like
would
Ū
ū
[uː]
Audio
like
you
V
v
[v]
Audio
like
vacuum
Z
z
[z]
Audio
like
zebra
Ž
ž
[ʒ]
Audio
like
vision

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

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