Slovak/Slovak alphabet

Slovak alphabet (slovenská abeceda) & pronunciationEdit

Slovak Alphabet

English Sound

Pronunciation Example

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  • A a a as in apple
  • Á á aː as in father
  • Ä ä æ, ɛ as in aerial
  • B b b as in brother
  • C c t͡s as in cats
  • Č č t͡ʃ as in match
  • D d d as in do
  • Ď ď ɟ, dʲ as in dew
  • Dz dz d͡z as in beds
  • Dž dž d͡ʒ as in John
  • E e e as in enter
  • É é eː as in their
  • F f f as in foot
  • G g ɡ as in go
  • H h ɦ as in house
  • Ch ch x as in the German Bach
  • I i ɪ as in sit
  • Í í iː as in sea,
  • J j j as in you
  • K k k as in king
  • L l l, l̩ as in love
  • Ĺ ĺ l̩ː as in Luvre
  • Ľ ľ ʎ, lʲ as in million
  • M m m as in mother
  • N n n as in net
  • Ň ň ɲ, nʲ as in news
  • O o ɔ as in orbit
  • Ó ó ɔː as in door
  • Ô ô u̯o as in won't
  • P p p as in power
  • Q q kv as in kvet
  • R r r, r̩ as in rain
  • Ŕ ŕ r̩ː as in Roma
  • S s s as in star
  • Š š ʃ as in shower
  • T t t as in take
  • Ť ť c, tʲ as in tube
  • U u u as in tuna
  • Ú ú uː as in fool
  • V v v as in vision
  • W w v as in water
  • X x ks as in taxi
  • Y y ɪ as in city
  • Ý ý iː as in feel
  • Z z z as in zebra
  • Ž ž ʒ as in pleasure