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Learn about Hindi Alphabet

Introduction to Hindi Alphabets

The Hindi alphabet is derived from the Devanagari script and is used to write the hindi language.

Hindi has many alphabets, each of which consists of a number of vowels and consonants. Vowels are written with independent alphabets while consonant letters are either hand written with an appendage or created through combining two adjacent letters.

In this section, you will learn about the Hindi alphabet - how it's composed, what it looks like, and how to read and write it.

Hindi Alphabet Chart for Learning and Reference

All Hindi letters and their transliterations are given in this chart.

All the vowels in Hindi, अ, आ, इ, ई, ॠ (which is not a vowel), are given below. All the consonants in the Devanagari script are also given with their transliteration to English. This includes a few consonants which have been added on to be used as matras or assistants to the vowels: "य" ,"र" ,"ल" ,"ी" "ु" "ृ".

 

Learn how to Pronounce the Letters in Hindi Alphabet

The following is a list of Hindi alphabet letters with the correct pronunciation.

This is a list of Hindi alphabet letters with the correct pronunciation.

Aa (pronunciation: aa)

Bb (pronunciation: bb)

Cc (pronunciation: cc)

Dd (pronunciation: dd )

Ee (pronunciation: ee)

Ff (pronunciation: ff )

Gg( pronunciation: gg)

Hh( pronounced as hh ; not pronounced as haa or ha or any other sound) Ii( pronounced as iii ; not pronounced as ii or ee) Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu

How to Spell Words in Hindi Language using the Alphabet Chart

The Hindi language is one of the most spoken languages in India, and it shares many similarities with the English language. When it comes to spelling, there are two different ways to write words in Hindi: using the Devanagari alphabet or the Roman alphabet.

The Devanagari alphabet is traditionally used to write Hindi words. Each letter has a corresponding sound and many letters have different forms for when they occur at the beginning of a word or syllable.

The Roman alphabet is often used for convenience because it's an easier way to represent how words look in English. The Roman alphabet doesn't have as wide of a range of sound options as Devanagari does, so some letters may be borrowed from other languages that use the Latin Alphabet such as Portuguese or German.