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The Macedonian Alphabet[edit]


Letter Pronunciation Note
A a [a] like "a" in "arc"
Б б [b] like "b" in "brother"
В в [v] like "v" in "vest"
Г г [g] like "g" in "go"
Д д [d] like "d" in "day"
Ѓ ѓ [gy] like "g" in "games"
E e [e] like "e" in "bed", or like "ea" in "head"
Ж ж [zh] like "s" in "pleasure", or "zh" in foreign names (Russian, Chinese, etc.) such as "Zhivago"
З з [z] like "z" in "zeal", or like "s" in "reason"
Ѕ ѕ [dz] like "ds" in "kids"
И и [i] like "e" in "he", or like "y" in "lorry", "factory"
J j [y] like "y" in yes"
К к [k] like "k" in "key", or like "c" in "cat"
Л л [l] like "l" in "love"
Љ љ [ly] a mixture of "l" in "love" and "y" in "yes". The common misconception is that it's read like "ll" in "million" and "brilliant", however that is incorrect. There is no example for the sound "љ" in the English language.
М м [m] like "m" in "mother", "milk"
Н н [n] like "n" in "no", or "kn" in "knob"
Њ њ [ny] like "n" in "news"
О о [o] like "o" in "not", "hot", "spot"
П п [p] like "p" in "pot"
Р р [r] roiled, rhotic "r", like "r" in Scottish, Irish and some rural English dialects
С с [s] like "s" in "stop", or "ss" in "bless", or like "c" in "cell"
Т т [t] like "t" in "top",
Ќ ќ [ky] like "c" in "cake"
У у [oo] like "oo" in "food", "hoot"
Ф ф [f] like "f" in "fast", or like "ph" in "photo"
Х х [h] like "h" in "huge", or like "ch" in "loch"
Ц ц [ts] like "ts" in "cats"
Ч ч [ch] like "ch" in "church"
Џ џ [j] like "j" in "John", "jungle"
Ш ш [sh] like "sh" in "shy", or like "s" in "sure"

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