The first thing about learning a language would be the alphabets of the language.

In Igbo Language, there are about 36 letters of the alphabet:

A a 

B b

CH ch

 D d

 E e

 F f

 G g

GB  gb

GH  gh

  GW gw

H h

I i

Ị ị

 J j

K k

KP kp

KW  kw

L l

 M m

N n

Ń ń

NW nw

NY ny

O o

Ọ ọ

P p

R r

S s

SH sh

T t

  U u

Ụ ụ

V v

W w

Y y

Z z

 

In Igbo alphabets:

a    sounds like annual, apple

b   sounds like bee, become, behave

ch   sounds like church, chapel, chalk

d   sounds like deed, dig, diego

e sounds like ate, egg, effort

f sounds like field, fish, finish

g sounds like gear, girl, give

gb sounds like Igbo, fargboo

gh sounds like neighbour, cough, ghetto,

gw sounds like gwent, quash,

h sounds like hen, hair, hear

i sounds like ear, either, eaglet

sounds like information, ignorant, ignition

j sounds like jail, jam, jack

k sounds like caught, colour, clutch, cough, kernel

kp sounds like repute, catapult, markup

kw sounds like quote, quick, question

l sounds like leg, late, live

m sounds like more, mad, male

n sounds like no, note, nil

ń sounds like rung, gong, song

nw sounds like went, wench, wept

ny sounds like pony, funny, Ronny

o sounds like orange, owe, oat

sounds like Austin, augment, automatic

p sounds like pay, peas, pocket

r sounds like report, reproduce, research

s sounds like send, said, sue

sh sounds like ship, sure, shall

t sounds like tea, till, tee, thief

u sounds like push, shoe, spoon, woof

sounds like talk, pork, rock, pouf

v sounds like victor, Vicky, vehicle

w sounds like welt, way, width

y sounds like year, yell, yeast

z sounds like zero, zoo, zone

 

 

Extracts from:
Learn Simple Igbo 
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