Xhosa Alphabet

Today I will teach you the Xhosa alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Xhosa letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Xhosa contains 64 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

A
a
[a]

like
ask
B
b
[b]

like
bay
C
c
[ʨ]

like
chat
D
d
[d]

like
day
E
e
[ɛ]

like
egg
F
f
[f]

like
fun
G
g
[ɡ]

like
gold
H
h
[h]

like
hi
I
i
[i]

like
meat
J
j
[ʥ]

like
job
K
k
[k]

like
kit
L
l
[l]

like
life
M
m
[m]

like
man
N
n
[n]

like
nice
O
o
[o]

like
old
P
p
[p]

like
pool
Q
q
[k]

like
kit
R
r
[r]

like
rice
S
s
[s]

like
smile
T
t
[t]

like
time
U
u
[u]

like
mood
V
v
[f]

like
free
W
w
[w]

like
wind
X
x
[ks]

like
wax
Y
y
[j]

like
year
Z
z
[z]

like
Xhosa

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