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Wish to know do you know the consonants present in Slovak language? In articulatory phonetics, a Slovak consonant is known as a speech sound which is articulated with full or simply partial closure in the vocal region. The word consonant is additionally employed to talk about a letter of the Slovak alphabet which indicates a consonant sound. Learn More

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Slovak Consonants in Alphabet

blike 'b' in "baby"
clike 'ts' in "bets"
člike 'ch' in "church"
dlike 'd' in "day"
ďlike 'dge' in "edge" [more of a 'j' sound in 'judge']
DZlike 'ds' in "roads"
like 'j' in "juice"
flike 'f' in "fine"
glike 'g' in "game" ( hard g sound )
hlike 'h' in "hot", regardless of its position in the word
CHhard aspirated sound like the 'ch' in "loch"
jlike 'y' in "yes"
klike 'k' in "kick"
llike 'l' in "luck"
ĺ( hold this l a little longer ); seldom used [similar to the 'll' in "call"]
ľlike the 'ly' in "halyard"
mlike 'm' in "moon"
nlike 'n' in "nine"
ňlike 'ny' in "canyon"
ôlike 'wa' in "want"
plike 'p' in "paper"
qlike 'q' in "quest"
rlike spanish 'r' in "rico" ( slightly trilled )
ŕlike spanish 'rr' in "carro" ( longer trilled )
slike 's' in "son"
šlike 'sh' in "fish"
tlike 't' in "hot"
ťlike 'tu' in "tune" [end of words gives off a palatal 'tch' sound in "snitch"]
vlike 'v' in "van"
wlike 'v' in "vest" [only used in foreign words]
xlike 'ks' in "bricks"
zlike 'z' in "zero"
žlike 'su' in "pleasure"

Slovak Diphthongs in Alphabet

aulike the 'ow' in "cow"
ialike 'ia' in "piano"
ielike 'ea' in "fear"
iulike 'ew' in "new"
ôlike 'wo' in "woke"

Click on the links below to see a list of beneficial Slovak holiday key phrases which you’ll find organized by theme. For every holiday word or phrase in Slovak, you will notice the actual English interpretation.

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