Urdu Alphabet

This page contains a table including the following: Urdu Alphabet, letters which help you pronounce the words in this language, you will also learn about the different consonants and vowels. Make sure to check our Urdu Phrases page, which contains several expressions that might help you in your learning process or you can play with our Urdu Keyboard.

Urdu Alphabet


    

English Urdu Pronunciation Urdu Script Various Forms
 
A as in apple hamzeh ء On the top of some vowels
A as in apple alef ا ‍ا
Long “a” alef-e maddī آ‍آ
B as in Brazilian be بب‍ ‍ب‍ ‍ب
P as in Pakistani pe پپ‍ ‍پ‍ ‍پ
T as in Turkish te تت‍ ‍ت‍ ‍ت
T as in Tadjikistan te ٹٹ‍ ـٹ‍ ٹ
Th as in think the ثث‍ ‍ث‍ ‍ث
J as in Japanese jīm جج‍ ‍ج‍ ‍ج
Che as in Chinese che چچ‍ ‍چ‍ ‍چ
Sharp h as in Hassan he حح‍ ‍ح‍ ‍ح
Kh as in the Spanish Jota khe خخ‍ ‍خ‍ ‍خ
D as in Danish dāl دد
D as in Dubai ḍāl ڈد
Th as in They Th ذذ ـذ ذ
R as in Russian re رر
R as in Merci aṛ ڑڑ ـڑ ڑ
Z as in Zulu ze زز
Je as in pleasure je or zhe ژژ
S as in Spanish sīn سس‍ ‍س‍ ‍س
Sh as in Shadow shīn شش‍ ‍ش‍ ‍ش
S as in supper sād صص‍ ‍ص‍ ‍ص
D as in Danish dād ضض‍ ‍ض‍ ‍ض
T as in Tagalog طط‍ ‍ط‍ ‍ط
Th as in That thā ظظ‍ ‍ظ‍ ‍ظ
The closest is as a soundless “a” or ‘ ‘ayn عع‍ ‍ع‍ ‍ع
gh as the french “r” in merci ghayn غغ‍ ‍غ‍ ‍غ
F as in Farsi fe فف‍ ‍ف‍ ‍ف
Sharp Qu (Qum) qāf قق‍ ‍ق‍ ‍ق
K as in Kurdish kāf كك‍ ‍ك‍ ‍ك
Same thing just a different way. kāf کک‍ ‍ک‍ ‍ک
G as in Golf gāf گگ‍ ‍گ‍ ‍گ
L as in Language lām لل‍ ‍ل‍ ‍ل
M as in Mandarin mīm مم‍ ‍م‍ ‍م
N as in Norwegian nūn نن‍ ‍ن‍ ‍ن
W as in Wolof vāv وو
H as Hawaii he ہ ﮩ ﮨ
H as in Hebrew hā-ye havvaz هه‍ ‍ه‍ ‍ه
Y as in Yiddish yā-ye mo‘jam يي‍ ‍ي‍ ‍ي
Y as in Yiddish, sometimes as “a” yā-ye fārsī ی ی‍ ‍ی‍ ‍ی
Y as in eBay ai ے ے‍ ـے‍ ے



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