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Alphabet in Tamil Language

Learning the Tamil alphabet is essential in learning the Tamil Language. Tamil alphabet composition is used in a every day conversation. With out the Tamil alphabet, it is extremely hard to speak the Tamil words properly even if a person can write those phrases in Tamil. Learn More

As with any language, the better a person articulate a letter in a word, the more understood you will be in speaking the Tamil language. Listed below are web links which redirects you to the Tamil alphabet and exactly how it’s pronounced in English.
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Vowels in Tamil Alphabet

alike 'a' in "apple", 'a' in "cake", "a" in "amen"
elike 'e' in "magazine", 'e' in "bed" (often silent at the end of a word)
ilike 'i' in "pine", 'i' in "fin"
olike 'ow' in "low", like 'o' in "top"
ulike 'oo' in "hoop", like 'u' in "cup"

Consonants in Tamil Alphabet

blike 'b' in "bed"
clike 's' in "supper", 'k' in "kid"
dlike 'd' in "dog"
flike 'ph' in "phone"
glike 'g' in "go", 'j' in "jello"
hlike 'h' in "help" (often silent in the UK and other Commonwealth countries)
jlike 'dg' in "edge"
klike 'c' in "cat"
llike 'l' in "love"
mlike 'm' in "mother"
nlike 'n' in "nice"
plike 'p' in "pig"
qlike 'q' in "quest" (with "u", almost always)
rlike 'r' in "row", like 'r' in "feather" (often silent in the UK and other Commonwealth countries at end of word)
slike 'ss' in "hiss", like 'z' in "haze"
tlike 't' in "top"
vlike 'v' in "victory"
wlike 'w' in "weight"
xlike 'cks' in "kicks", like 'z' in "haze" (at beginning of a word)
ylike 'y' in "yes", like 'ie' in "pie", like 'ee' in "flee"
zlike 'z' in "haze"

Semi Vowels/ Diphthongs in Tamil Alphabet

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