Catalan Letters

Let's now learn the Catalan letters. Knowing these characters will allow you to read and write commonly used expressions and words with ease.

A a[a or ə] example act
B b[b or p] example bat, pat
C c[k or s] example cat, ice
Ç ç[s] example nice
D d[d or t] example do, bat
E e[e, ɛ, ə] example egg
F f[f] example fly
G g[g, ʤ] example gym, go
H h[Ø] silent
I i[i, j] example you
J j[ʤ or ʒ] 12 example vision
K k[k] example kit
L l[l] example love
M m[m] example moon
N n[n] example nice
O o[o, ɔ, u] example old
P p[p] example play
Q q[k] example kit
R r[r or ɾ] example ring
S s[s or z] example zoo, see
T t[t] example tree
U u[u or w] example put
V v[b] example Bali
W w[w] example water
X x[ʃ or ks] example ship, wx
Y y[Ø] silent
Z z[z] example Zulu

The above letters in Catalan should allow you to read and write the following pages with much ease: popular phrases in Catalan, Catalan homepage, or Catalan Grammar. Catalan quiz and flashcard can also be found on our homepage.