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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Oromo Alphabet

Ethiopian Argument | Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Today I will teach you the Oromo alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Oromo letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Oromo contains 26 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

A
a
[aa]

like
ask
B
b
[bee]

like
bird
C
c
[see]

like
cat, ice
D
d
[dee]

like
day
E
e
[ee]

like
eat
F
f
[ef]

like
fly
G
g
[gee]

like
gold
H
h
[haa]

like
help
I
i
[ie]

like
India
J
j
[jot]

like
yes
K
k
[kaa]

like
kiss
L
l
[el]

like
life
M
m
[em]

like
man
N
n
[en]

like
nice
O
o
[oo]

like
old
P
p
[pee]

like
play
Q
q
[kuu]

like
quit
R
r
[er]

like
rice
S
s
[es]

like
sea
T
t
[tee]

like
time
U
u
[uu]

like
urge
V
v
[vau]

like
very
W
w
[wee]

like
west
X
x
[ex]

like
ox
Y
y
[y]

like
day
Z
z
[set]

like
zoo

Source: learn101

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