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In Hausa we have 21 consonants as follows

B,Ɓ,C,D,Ɗ,F,G,H,J,K,Ƙ,L,M,N,R,S,T,W,Y,Ƴ,Z
Lower case
b,ɓ,c,d,ɗ,f,g,h,j,k,ƙ,l,m,n,r,s,t,w,y,ƴ and z.

We also have five vowels 'a,i,o,u,e.

Notice! We don't have 'x,v,q and p' alphabets in hausa character.

Learning Hausa letters is very easy and you will enjoy it. We don't have any ridiculous words as in English such as silent letter and ambiguous pronouncition which often is hardly to now the exact pronouncition without consulting pronouncition dictionary.

Hausa letters were pronounce as follows:

Consonants

LettersPronouncitionExample
Bsame as EnglishBible
CChairman
Dsame as Englishdivision
Fsame as Englishfall
Gsame as EnglishGo
Hsame as EnglishHot
JJam
Ksame as EnglishKettle
Lsame as EnglishLanguage
Msame as EnglishMonday
Nsame as EnglishNote
Rsame as EnglishRabbit
Ssame as Englishsome
Tsame as EnglishTelevision
Wsame as EnglishWe
Ysame as EnglishYouth
Zsame as EnglishZebra

Exclusive Alphabets

LettersPronouncitionExample
Ɓnone equivalent in English, but very similar to 'B'Ɓarawo
Ɗnone equivalent in English, but very similar to 'D'Ɗaki
Ƙnone equivalent in English, but very similar to 'K'Ƙarami
Ƴnone equivalent in English, but very similar to 'Y'Ƴan uwa

Double Letters

LetterspronouncitionExample
tststsunami
kwkwrequest
shʃshrine
ƙynone equivalent or similar sound in Englishƙyanƙyasa
kynone equivalent or similar sound in Englishkyarma

Vowels

LettersPronouncitionExample
Aaability, mat
Eeenemy, general
Uu,ˈʊəUrdu, boutique
Iiidiot, mercy

Aika Zuwa

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