Filipino Alphabets / Filipino Letters

To learn Filipino language, Alphabets are the main part of language learning. Here you learn Filipino alphabet/Filipino letter. If you are interested to learn Filipino language, this place will help you to learn Filipino alphabet/character in Filipino and their pronunciation in English (English-Filipino). Language is a communication tool in which knowledge, emotions and feeling convey to others.

To learn Filipino language, first we learn Filipino alphabets and then learn Filipino alphabets with words and images and their pronunciation in English. Common vocabulary is one of the important sections. Common Vocabulary contains common words that we can used in daily life conversations.

Filipino alphabet

The modern Filipino alphabet was introduced in 1987. There are two official languages of Philippines are Filipino and English and people speak many languages like Tagalog, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Bicolano, Waray, Kapampangan, Pangasinan and Ilocano. Filipino is the national language of Philippines.

Filipino alphabet is a Latin alphabet/Roman script. More than 50 million Philippines speak Tagalog of 100 million population. Tagalog is one of the popular spoken languages in the world. Tagalog language is not at all same as Filipino language. Tagalog is spoken by Philippines.

Tagalog language is an Austronesian language family and is a fifth-largest language family according to speakers. Tagalog language spoken by Philippines, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, Islands of the Pacific Ocean, Taiwan and also a few speakers in Asian continent. In Philippines, one-fourth of Austronesian language is used as spoken language.

Filipino alphabets are called Alpabetong Filipino. Filipino vowels are known as patinig and Filipino consonants are known as mga katinig.

Filipino alphabet has 28 letters contains 5 vowels and 23 consonants as shown in below table and their pronunciation in English.

Filipino Vowels

Filipino vowels are known as patinig. Filipino letters have 5 vowels. Here we learn Filipino vowels and their pronunciation in English.

VOWELS – patinig

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

A

a

ey

E

e

i

I

i

ay

O

o

o

U

u

yu

Read also:  A-Z Dictionary  |  Vocabulary  |  Quiz

Filipino Consonants

Filipino consonants are known as mga katinig. Filipino letters have 23 consonants. Here we learn Filipino consonants and their pronunciation in English.

CONSONANTS – mga katinig

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

B

b

bi

C

c

si

D

d

di

F

f

ef

G

g

dyi

H

h

eyts

J

j

dyey

K

k

key

L

l

el

M

m

em

N

n

en

Ñ

ñ

enye

Ng

ng

endyi

P

p

pi

Q

q

kyu

R

r

ar

S

s

es

T

t

ti

V

v

vi

W

w

dobolyu

X

x

eks

Y

y

way

Z

z

zi

All Filipino Alphabets

FILIPINO ALPHABETS

Capital

Small

Pronunciation

A

a

ey

B

b

bi

C

c

si

D

d

di

E

e

i

F

f

ef

G

g

dyi

H

h

eyts

I

i

ay

J

j

dyey

K

k

key

L

l

el

M

m

em

N

n

en

Ñ

ñ

enye

Ng

ng

endyi

O

o

o

P

p

pi

Q

q

kyu

R

r

ar

S

s

es

T

t

ti

U

u

yu

V

v

vi

W

w

dobolyu

X

x

eks

Y

y

way

Z

z

zi

Read also:  Number in Filipino

Learn Filipino language, you must learn Filipino Sentences and Phrases as below, it helps more strength to convey your Filipino conversations.

SENTENCES & PHRASES

Hello

Kamusta

Welcome

Maligayang pagdating

Thanks

Salamat

Congratulations

Binabati kita

Good morning

Magandang umaga

Happy birthday

Maligayang kaarawan

I love you

Mahal kita

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Alphabets in other languages:

Picture Vocabulary

fruit  |  vegetable  |  bird  |  animal  |  color  |  flower  |  tree  |  fish  |  insect  |  music  |  shape  |  building  |  place  |  landscape  |  body parts  |  ornament  |  school  |  hospital  |  household items  |  kitchen items  |  stationery items  |  occupation

VOCABULARY

fruit  |  VEGETABLE  |  BIRD  |  ANIMAL  |  FLOWER  |  NUMBER  |  GREETING  |  COLOR  |  DAY  |  MONTH  |  RELATIONSHIP  |  BODY PARTS  |  HOUSEHOLD ITEMS  |  KITCHEN ITEMS  |  OCCUPATION  |  STATIONERY  |  PLANET  |  SCHOOL  |  HOSPITAL  |  DISEASE  |  #all  |  play games

GRAMMAR

SYNONYM  |  ANTONYM  |  POSITIVE words  |  PREFIX  |  SUFFIX  |  VERB  |  NOUN  |  ADJECTIVE  |  SENTENCES  |  1000 words  |  come  |  did  |  how  |  my  |  please  |  she  |  this  |  what  |  when  |  where  |  who  |  why  |  thank  |  #all

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