Swahili Alphabet

Today I will teach you the Swahili alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Swahili letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Swahili contains 26 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

A
a
[a]

like
cat
E
e
[e]

like
egg
I
i
[ee]

like
eat
O
o
[o]

like
off
U
u
[oo]

like
cool
B
b
[b]

like
bat
C
c
[]

found
in CH
D
d
[d]

like
day
F
f
[f]

like
fly
G
g
[g]

like
give
H
h
[h]

like
hit
J
j
[j]

like
jump
K
k
[k]

like
kite
L
l
[l]

like
love
M
m
[m]

like
man
N
n
[n]

like
not
P
p
[p]

like
pea
R
r
[r]

like
ring
S
s
[s]

like
smile
T
t
[t]

like
time
V
v
[v]

like
victory
W
w
[w]

like
will
Y
y
[y]

like
you
Z
z
[z]

like
zoo
CH
ch
[ch]

like
chat
DH
dh
[th]

like
there

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

Swahili Lessons   Swahili Lessons

Swahili Adjectives   Swahili Adjectives



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