Swahili Alphabets / Swahili Letters

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

To learn Swahili language, first we learn Swahili alphabets and then learn Swahili 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.

Swahili alphabet

Swahili languages are spoken in Kenya over 26 million native speakers and 90 million speakers to communicates their language around the world. The Swahili language is a language widely spoken in East Africa and also Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda.

Swahili alphabet are called Alfabeti ya Kiswahili. Swahili vowels are known as vowels and Swahili consonants are known as konsonanti.

Swahili alphabet is a Latin alphabet/Roman script / English letter of 26 letter, except q and x, and added five extra letters are ch, dh, ng, sh, and th.

Swahili alphabet has 29 letters consist of 5 vowels and 24 consonants as shown in the below table and their pronunciation in English.

Swahili Vowels

Swahili vowels are known as vowels. Swahili alphabet has 5 vowels. Here we learn Swahili vowels and their pronunciation in English.

SWAHILI VOWELS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

A

a

a

E

e

e

I

i

i

O

o

o

U

u

u

Read also:  A-Z Dictionary  |  Vocabulary  |  Quiz

Swahili Consonants

Swahili consonants are known as konsonanti. Swahili alphabet has 24 consonants. Here we learn Swahili consonants and their pronunciation in English.

SWAHILI CONSONANTS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

B

b

be

C

c

ce

Ch

ch

che

D

d

de

Dh

dh

dha

F

f

ef

G

g

ge

H

h

he

J

j

je

K

k

ka

L

l

le

M

m

em

N

n

ne

Ng

ng

ing

P

p

pe

R

r

re

S

s

se

Sh

sh

sha

T

t

te

Th

th

tha

V

v

ve

W

w

we

Y

y

ye

Z

z

ze

All Swahili Alphabets

SWAHILI ALPHABETS

Capital

Small

Pronunciation

A

a

a

B

b

be

C

c

ce

Ch

ch

che

D

d

de

Dh

dh

dha

E

e

e

F

f

ef

G

g

ge

H

h

he

I

i

i

J

j

je

K

k

ka

L

l

le

M

m

em

N

n

ne

Ng

ng

ing

O

o

o

P

p

pe

R

r

re

S

s

se

Sh

sh

sha

T

t

te

Th

th

tha

U

u

u

V

v

ve

W

w

we

Y

y

ye

Z

z

ze

Read also:  Number in Swahili

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

SENTENCES & PHRASES

Hello

Halo

Welcome

Karibu

Thanks

Asante

Congratulations

Hongera

Good morning

Habari za asubuhi

Happy birthday

Heri ya siku ya kuzaliwa

I love you

nakupenda

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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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