Azerbaijani Alphabet

If you're trying to learn the Azerbaijani Alphabet you will find some useful resources including a course about pronunciation, and sound of all letters... to help you with your Azerbaijani grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and memorize the sounds. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Azerbaijani. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Azerbaijani Alphabet

Learning the Azerbaijani alphabet is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. Without it, you will not be able to say words properly even if you know how to write those words. The better you pronounce a letter in a word, the more understood you will be in speaking the Azerbaijani language.

Below is a table showing the Azerbaijani alphabet and how it is pronounced in English, and finally examples of how those letters would sound if you place them in a word.

Azerbaijani AlphabetEnglish SoundPronunciation Example
A a[ɑ]as in army
B b[b]as in bank
C c[ʤ]as in japan
Ç ç[ʧ]as in child
D d[d]as in dam
E e[ɛ]as in embassy
Ə ə[æ]as in cat
F f[f]as in fate
G g[ɡʲ]as in gold
Ğ ğ[ɣ]not similar sound in English
H h[h]as in heart
X x[x]as in loch
I ı[ɯ]as in timber
İ i[ɪ]no similar sound in English
J j[ʒ]as in déjà vu
K k[k]as in kit or as in charming
Q q[ɡ]as in gold
L l[l]as in lip
M m[m]as in Malta
N n[n]as in new
O o[ɔ]as in October
Ö ö[œ]as in Coln (German city)
P p[p]as in Portugal
R r[r]as in Renate
S s[s]as in Sam
Ş ş[ʃ]as in shake
T t[t]as in time
U u[u]as in put
Ü ü[y]as in mute
V v[v]as in victory
Y y[j]as in yes
Z z[z]as in Zanzibar

Azerbaijani Pronunciation

You saw how a letter is written and might be pronounced, but there is nothing better than hearing the sound of the letters in a video or audio. Below you will be able to hear how the letters above are pronounced, just press the play button:

Azerbaijani Pronunciation

The alphabet and its pronunciation have a very important role in Azerbaijani. Once you're done with the Azeri alphabet, you might want to check the rest of our Azerbaijani lessons here: Learn Azerbaijani. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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