Yoruba Alphabets / Yoruba Letters

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

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

Yoruba alphabet

Yoruba languages are spoken in Nigeria over 50 million native speakers to communicates their language around the world.

Yoruba alphabet are called Ahbidi Yoruba. Yoruba vowels are known as awọn vowels and Yoruba consonants are known as kọńsónántì.

Yoruba alphabet is a Latin script/Roman alphabet except (c, q, v, x and z) and added with some extra letters (ẹ, ọ, ṣ and gb).

Yoruba alphabet has 25 letters contains 7 vowels and 18 consonants as shown in below table and their pronunciation in English.

Yoruba Vowels

Yoruba vowels are known as awọn vowels. Yoruba alphabet has 7 vowels. Here we learn Yoruba vowels and their pronunciation in English.

YORUBA VOWELS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

A

a

a

E

e

e

ee

I

i

i

O

o

o

oo

U

u

u

Read also:  A-Z Dictionary  |  Vocabulary  |  Quiz

Yoruba Consonants

Yoruba consonants are known as kọńsónántì. Yoruba alphabet has 18 consonants. Here we learn Yoruba consonants and their pronunciation in English.

YORUBA CONSONANTS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

B

b

be

D

d

de

F

f

ef

G

g

ge

GB

gb

gbi

H

h

aitch

J

j

jay

K

k

kay

L

l

el

M

m

em

N

n

en

P

p

pe

R

r

ar

S

s

es

sh

T

t

te

W

w

doubleu

Y

y

wye

All Yoruba Alphabets

YORUBA ALPHABETS

Capital

Small

Pronunciation

A

a

a

B

b

be

D

d

de

E

e

e

ee

F

f

ef

G

g

ge

GB

gb

gbi

H

h

aitch

I

i

i

J

j

jay

K

k

kay

L

l

el

M

m

em

N

n

en

O

o

o

oo

P

p

pe

R

r

ar

S

s

es

sh

T

t

te

U

u

u

W

w

doubleu

Y

y

wye

Read also:  Number in Yoruba

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

SENTENCES & PHRASES

Hello

Pẹlẹ o

Welcome

Kaabo

Thanks

O ṣeun

Congratulations

Oriire

Good morning

E kaaro

Happy birthday

O ku ojo ibi

I love you

mo nifẹ rẹ

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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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