Irish Letters

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

a[a] example bat
e[e] example set
i[i] example sit
o[o] example son
u[u] example book
a:[a:] example far
e:[e:] example say
i:[i:] example me
o:[o:] example more
u:[u:] example who
n[n] example nice
p[p] example pat
r[r] example ring
s[s] example smile
t[t] example time
v[v] example win
w[w] example wax
x[x] example Bach
z[z] example Zulu
ԓ[ԓ] example long
Ճ[Ճ] example none
[n´] example new
[p´] example piece
[r´] example rack
[s´] example she
[t´] example task
[v´] example vast
[x´] example Hugh
[z´] example vision
ԓ'[ԓ'] example sing
Ճ'[Ճ'] example yes
Ə[Ə] example about
ai[ai] example eye
au[au] example cow
[iƏ] example pianist
[uƏ] example fluent

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