Swahili Letters

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

A a[a] example cat
E e[e] example egg
I i[ee] example eat
O o[o] example off
U u[oo] example cool
B b[b] example bat
C c[] found in CH
D d[d] example day
F f[f] example fly
G g[g] example give
H h[h] example hit
J j[j] example jump
K k[k] example kite
L l[l] example love
M m[m] example man
N n[n] example not
P p[p] example pea
R r[r] example ring
S s[s] example smile
T t[t] example time
V v[v] example victory
W w[w] example will
Y y[y] example you
Z z[z] example Zulu
CH ch[ch] example chat
DH dh[th] example there

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