Slovak Alphabet

If you're trying to learn the Slovak Alphabet you will find some useful resources including a course about pronunciation, and sound of all letters... to help you with your Slovak 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 Slovak. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Slovak Alphabet

Learning the Slovak 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 Slovak language.

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

Slovak AlphabetEnglish SoundPronunciation Example
A aaas in apple
Á áas in father
Ä äæ, ɛas in aerial
B bbas in brother
C ct͡sas in cats
Č čt͡ʃas in match
D ddas in do
Ď ďɟ, dʲas in dew
Dz dzd͡zas in beds
Dž džd͡ʒas in John
E eeas in enter
É éas in their
F ffas in foot
G gɡas in go
H hɦas in house
Ch chxas in the German Bach
I iɪas in sit
Í ías in sea,
J jjas in you
K kkas in king
L ll, l̩as in love
Ĺ ĺl̩ːas in Luvre
Ľ ľʎ, lʲas in million
M mmas in mother
N nnas in net
Ň ňɲ, nʲas in news
O oɔas in orbit
Ó óɔːas in door
Ô ôu̯oas in won't
P ppas in power
Q qkvas in kvet
R rr, r̩as in rain
Ŕ ŕr̩ːas in Roma
S ssas in star
Š šʃas in shower
T ttas in take
Ť ťc, tʲas in tube
U uuas in tuna
Ú úas in fool
V vvas in vision
W wvas in water
X xksas in taxi
Y yɪas in city
Ý ýas in feel
Z zzas in zebra
Ž žʒas in pleasure

Slovak 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:

Slovak Pronunciation

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


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