Tamil Alphabet

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

The following are the Tamil consonants:

க்[k]

like
kiss
ங்[ṅ]

like
nice
ச்[c]

like
cat
ஞ்[ñ]

like
new
ட்[ṭ]

like
top
ண்[ṇ]

like
news
த்[t]

like
time
ந்[n]

like
noon
ப்[p]

like
play
ம்[m]

like
me
ய்[y]

like
yes
ர்[r]

like
ring
ல்[l]

like
love
வ்[v]

like
vast
ழ்[ḻ]

like
rag
ள்[ḷ]

like
look
ற்[ṟ]

like
rice
ன்[ṉ]

like
nine
ஶ்[ś]

like
shiny
ஜ்[j]

like
jam
ஷ்[ṣ]

like
smile
ஸ்[s]

like
sea
ஹ்[h]

like
hot
க்ஷ்[kṣ]

like
wax

The following are the Tamil vowels:

[a]

like
act
[ā]

like
mat
[i]

like
lip
[ī]

like
meat
[u]

like
urge
[ū]

like
tool
[e]

like
egg
[ē]

like
read
[ai]

like
hi
[o]

like
old
[ō]

like
noon
[au]

like
vowel

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

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