Learn the 36 Letters in Igbo Alphabet

There are 36 letters in the Igbo alphabet and it has 8 vowels (a, ị, ọ, ụ, e, i, o, u,) and 28 consonants.

 

The 36 letters are:

A B CH D E F G

GB GH GW H I Ị J

K KP KW L M N Ñ

NW NY O Ọ P R S SH

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Learn the 36 Letters in Igbo Alphabet
36 Letters in Igbo Alphabet – The 6 Igbo Language vowels (udaume)

 

A – áká (hand)
B – bịa (come)
CH – chere (wait)
D – dinta (hunter)
E – égbè (gun)
F – fee (fly)
G – gaa (go)
GB – gbaa (shoot)
GH – ghọta (harvest)
GW – gwa (tell)
H – hapụ (leave)
Ị – ịgba (drum)
I – ite (pot)



J – jụọ (ask)
K – kọọrọ (recount)
KP – kpọọ (call)
KW – kwapụ (vacate)
L – lee (look)
M – mụta (learn)
N – nọrọ (stay at)
Ñ – ṅụọ (drink)
NW – nwata (child)
NY – nyefee (hand over)
O – òké (rat)
Ọ – ọnụ (mouth)
P – puta (come out)
R – rie (eat)
S – sie (cook)
SH – ịsha (crayfish)
T – taa (chew)
U – ute (mat)
Ụ – ụtụ (wild fruit)
V – mvọ (comb)
W – were (take)
Y – yie (resemble)
Z – zaa (answer)



 

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