The Spanish alphabet has 27 letters. Most letters carry the same sound as in English, with a few exceptions explained below. Unlike in English, vowels in Spanish are always pronounced the same. The letter combination “ch” (which was once considered a separate letter) is pronounced like the “ch” in chin.
What are the combination letters in Spanish?
In addition to the 27 letters present in the Spanish alphabet, there are five graphics, or combinations of letters, that serve other sounds. These are “ch”, “ll”, “rr”, “gu”, and “qu”.
What are the 4 extra letters in Spanish?
The table above includes the four extra letters that are often included in the Spanish alphabet: ch, ll, ñ and rr.
What are the 30 letters in the Spanish alphabet?
The official Spanish alphabet: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, ñ, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z.
What 3 letters were removed from the Spanish alphabet?
Among the changes, “ch” and “ll” were eliminated from the alphabet, leaving us with 27 official letters.
How do you say the letter Z in Spanish?
Z in Spanish
- The letter z in Spanish is pronounced like the s in the English word sun by speakers of Latin American Spanish.
- The letter z in Spanish is pronounced like the th in the English word thing by most speakers of Castilian Spanish.
What letter sounds like H in Spanish?
Pronouncing the Spanish Alphabet
Is there a letter H in Spanish?
The first silent letter in Spanish is the letter H. This letter is always silent unless it is next to the letter C. When you see the letter C next to an H you need to make a ch sound.
Is J in Spanish silent?
J=H, H=silent, so J=Silent.