Urdu Letters

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

ا[a] example Alabama
ب[b] example Bali
پ[p] example pen
ت[t] example tea
ٹ[ṭ] example top
ث[th] example think
ج[j] example joy
چ[ch] example charm
ح[h] example hot
خ[kh] example Bach
د[d] example dove
ڈ[ḍ] example drink
ذ[dh] example that
ر[r] example Romania
ڑ[ṛ] example rabbit
ز[z] example Zulu
ژ[zh] example vision
س[s] example small
ش[sh] example shrine
ص[ṣ] example salt
ض[z̤] example those
ط[t] example tower
ظ[ẓ] example this
ع['] example none
غ[gh] example none
ف[f] example food
ق[q] example queue
ک[k] example kilo
گ[g] example guest
ل[l] example life
م[m] example moon
ن[n] example nice
و[v, o] example wet, cool
ہ ﮩ ﮨ[h] example house
ھ[h] example house
ء['] example art
ی[y, i] example yes
ے[ai or e] example way

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