Yoruba Alphabet

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

A
a
[aa]

like
ask
B
b
[bee]

like
bird
C
c
[see]

like
cat, ice
D
d
[dee]

like
day
E
e
[ee]

like
eat
F
f
[ef]

like
fly
G
g
[gee]

like
gold
H
h
[haa]

like
help
I
i
[ie]

like
India
J
j
[jot]

like
yes
K
k
[kaa]

like
kiss
L
l
[el]

like
life
M
m
[em]

like
man
N
n
[en]

like
nice
O
o
[oo]

like
old
P
p
[pee]

like
play
Q
q
[kuu]

like
quit
R
r
[er]

like
rice
S
s
[es]

like
sea
T
t
[tee]

like
time
U
u
[uu]

like
urge
V
v
[vau]

like
very
W
w
[wee]

like
west
X
x
[ex]

like
ox
Y
y
[y]

like
day
Z
z
[set]

like
zoo

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

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