Alphabet (Alfabetu)

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The Asturian alphabet differs only slightly from the Spanish variant of the Latin alphabet:
 
Letter (Lletra)
A a
B b
C c
Ch ch
D d
E e
F f
G g
H h
Name (Nome)
a
be
ce
che
de
e
efe
gue
hache
Phonetic Value
[a]
[b]
[k], [s]
[tS]
[d]
[e], [i]
[f]
[g]
[h]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Letter (Lletra)
I i
L l
Ll ll
M m
N n
Ñ ñ
O o
P p
Q q
Name (Nome)
i
ele
elle
eme
ene
eñe
o
pe
cu
Phonetic Value
[i]
[l]
[tS]
[m]
[n]
[N]
[o], [u]
[p]
[k]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Letter (Lletra)
R r
Rr rr
S s
T t
U u
V v
X x
Y y
Z z
Name (Nome)
ere
erre
ese
te
u
uve
xe (equis)
y griega
zeda (zeta)
Phonetic Value
[r]
[ò]
[s]
[t]
[u]
[b]
[S]
[j]
[s]

Note that the letter j is not used in the Asturian orthography.

The letters j, k and w are used only in foreign words and names.

Often the same sound is represented by different letters, as the sound [k] in:


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