Awonifa

Study the Teachings of Ifa

Yoruba Alphabet and English Equivilant

a     English word ‘ahh’
b     English word ‘bee’
d     English word ‘dee’
e     English letter ‘a’
ę     Yoruba e English sound of ‘e’ in ‘let’
f      English word ‘fee’
g     English sound of ‘g’ in ‘get’
gb   Very ‘hard sounding’ ‘b’. listen
h     English word ‘he’
i      English letter ‘e’
j      English letter ‘g’
k     English word ‘key’
l      English word ‘lee’
m    English word ‘me’
n     ‘nee’
o     English letter ‘o’
ϙ     yoruba o English sound ‘au’ as in word ‘fault’
p     Very hard-sounding ‘p’. listen
r      ‘re’
s      English word ‘see’
ș      Yoruba s English word ‘she’
t      English word ‘tea’
u     English sound of ‘oo’ in word ‘loose’
w    English word ‘we’
y     English word ‘ye’