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Pronouncing the Uighur Alphabet -- for Americans
Pronouncing the Uighur Alphabet -- for Brits n' Aussies
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Pronouncing the Uighur Latin Alphabet -- for Americans
Uighur Latin Letters
Uyghurche Teleppuzi we Nami(Uighur Pronunciation & Names of the Letters) IPA Uighur Arabic Letters American-English Pronunciation Misallar
(Examples
in Uighur)
Sounds
A a a a
as the o in Godawful... ana a[Sounds]
B b b
as the b's in Bed 'n breakfast... bala b[Sounds]
Ch ch ché
t
as the Ch in Chesty Starbuck, ma hero... chay ch
D d d
as the D in De don't make'm like de yusta... dada d[Sounds]
E e e ,
as the first a in back up... emgek e[Sounds]
É é é
as e 's in teste éyiq é[Sounds]
F f éf f
as the f in Well, fancy that! fabrika f[Sounds]
G g g
as the G in Getoutta here! gülistan g[Sounds]
Gh gh ghé R
as the r 's in French pronunciation of word France ghalip gh[Sounds]
H h ha h
as the H's in Hurry up Humbert, I can't wait all day...
[Will the real Lolita please lie down?]
höriyet h[Sounds]
I i i i
as the first two i's in Don' want no stinkin' pronunciation guide... ilham i[Sounds]
J j d
,
This letter has two sounds: 
1. as the j in Will you please stop jading my balldiser!
2. as the s in It's a pleasure to meet ya'...
jan
jurnal
j[Sounds]
j[Sounds,zj]
K k k
as the c in A case of beer and thou... kamil k[Sounds]
L l él l
as the L's in Labyrinth of Lies lampa l[Sounds]
M m ém m
as the m's in the The merry month of May... mekkep m[Sounds]
N n n
as the n's in Never say never, never say always... nan n[Sounds]
Ng ng ngé
as the ng 's in bring, paking yangaq ng[Sounds]
O o o o
as the O in Oh, Yeah? Sez who? orda o[Sounds]
Ö ö ö
as the ö in Die Götterdämmerung öy,ömlük ö[Sounds]
P p p
as the P in Prestidigitator... pak p[Sounds]
Q q qu(khu) ---
as the q 's in the Qatar qadir q[Sounds]
R r ar r
as the R in Risky Business! rayon r[Sounds]
S s és s
as the S in So you're new to IRC, eh? salam s[Sounds]
Sh sh shi
as the sh's in Shazam, sheriff! sham sh[Sounds]
T t ti t
as the T in Tie 'er down, boys. She's headin' for the barn! toy t[Sounds]
U u u u
as the double oo's in Flat foot floozy... You're wrong if you think we just dated ourselves. We couldn't be that old and still be writing this. We're just well-read. Uyghur, u[Sounds]
Ü ü ü
as the U in I'm SO conFUSED... üzüm ü[Sounds]
Ww wa w
as the W in Washington... wagon w[Sounds]
X x xi(hi) ---
as the h in heart... xelq x[Sounds]
Y y ya y
as the y in Do ye wanna dance...? yol y[Sounds]
Z z zi z
as the z in She shot me her best zinger! zimin z[Sounds]



Pronouncing the Uighur Alphabet -- for Brits and Aussies
Uighur 
Latin Letters
Uyghurche Teleppuz we Nami
(Uighur Pronunciation & Names of the Letters)
IPA Uighur Arabic Letters American-English Pronunciation Misallar
(Examples
in Uighur)
Sounds
A a a a
as the a in the French avoir -- somewhere between the u of sun and the a of father. Not as long as the a in Pa... ana a[Sounds]
B b b
as the b's in Buttered bread is best... bala b[Sounds]
Ch ch ché t
as the ch in church. chay ch
D d d
as the d in Deadly and dangerous... dada d[Sounds]
E e e ,
as the short e sound in Ready, get set... emgek e[Sounds]
É é é
as e 's in teste éyiq é[Sounds]
F f éf f
as the f 's in Fowl feathered friends... or should that be foul feathered friends? fabrika f[Sounds]
G g g
as the g in Go get gaiters... gül g[Sounds]
Gh gh ghé R
as the r 's in French pronunciation of word France gheyret gh[Sounds]
H h ha h
as the h in Hang on -- help is on the way... höriyet h[Sounds]
I i i i
as the short i sound in hit, kit, bit, sit... ilham i[Sounds]
J j d,
,
This letter has two sounds:
1. as the j sound in jam, and That jockey is a joker!
2. as the s in treasure, and measure for measure...
jan
jurnal
j[Sounds]
j[Sounds,zj]
K k k
as the c and the k in a couple of kittens... kamil k[Sounds]
L l él l
as the l 's in lot's of lovin' lapa l[Sounds]
M m ém m
as the m 's in Mary Martin mektep m[Sounds]
N n n
as the n 's in Not nice, Nellie, not the ng sound of pink... nan n[Sounds]
Ng ng ngé
as the ng 's in bring, paking yangaq ng[Sounds]
O o o o
as the Oh in the French Oh la la! -- like the short English o in You're a hotshot, Scott! oghaq o[Sounds]
Ö ö ö
as the 'oe' sound in Goethe, or the ir in bird --  ömür, öy ö[Sounds]
P p pi p
as the p 's in Pretty in pink... pak p[Sounds]
Q q qu(khu) ---
as the q 's in the Qatar qadir q[Sounds]
R r ar r
as the r 's in Red Rooster... rawap r[Sounds]
S s és s
as the s in So long, Sam... salam s[Sounds]
Sh sh shi
as the sh 's in Short Sweet Sherry... sham sh[Sounds]
T t ti t
as the English t in tongue, but with the tip of the tongue behind the front teeth rather than at the top of the mouth.  tam,
tanka
t[Sounds]
U u u u
as the u in put or the ooin foot, not like the u in butter...  Uyghur u[Sounds]
Ü ü ü
like the ü in Führer, or the French u in tu. Say itch with rounded lips (really rounded as if to say 'oo') and you have the Uighur word for three - üch. ümid,
üzüm
ü[Sounds]
Ww wa w
as the w 's in wagon --  weten w[Sounds]
X x xi ---
as the h's in hat.... xelq x[Sounds]
Y y ya y
as the y 's in Yes, it's yellow... yol y[Sounds]
Z z zi z
as the z in zip zaman z[Sounds]

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