Turkmen Alphabet

Turkmen Language Alphabet

The Turkmen Alphabet (Türkmen elipbiýi)
 LettersPronunciationExamples
1AaAa is pronounced like English "a" in father, ratheralty, alma, agaç, altyn, asyr, adam, alym
2BbBb is pronounced like English "b" in boy, bagbaý, bagşy, baýdak, baýram, bazar, batyr, badam
3ÇçÇç is pronounced like English "ch" in cheese, Charlesçaga,çal, çalt, çaý, çatma, çemen, çopan
4DdDd is pronounced like English "d" in dad, dancedag, daýhan, darak, depder, daş, depe, düýe
5EeEe is pronounced like Engish "e" in hen, pet, set, rentene, edermen, esger, edebiýat, et, el, ellik
6ÄäÄä is pronounced like English "a" in apple, lamp, man,ägirt, ädim, äýnek, älem, älemgoşar, ähli, äpişge
7FfFf is pronounced like English "f" in four, focusfutbol, firma, fizika, fewral, filosofiýa, fonetika, familiýa
8GgGg is pronounced like English "g'' in go, goatgar, galam, gawun, geçi, ganat, gara, gahryman
9HhHh is pronounced like English "h" in happy, hello, hallhalk, habar, haýwan, haly, hatar, haçan, hepde
10IiIi is pronounced like English "i" in seat (long) or sit (short)iýmek, iýmit, iki, ilat, indi, ir, içinde
11JjJj is pronounce like English "j" in jam, juicejadyly, jaý, jenaýat, jemlemek, jomart, joşmak, jülge
12ŽžŽž is pronounced like English "s" in pleasure, treasurežurnal, žýuri, žanr, žargon, žiraf, žurnalistika, žandarm
13KkKK is pronounced like English "k" in keep, keenkanun, karar, karz, kiçi, kerwen, kim, köke
14LlLl is pronounced like English "l" in like, looklaýyk, lakam, laçyn, läle, leňňeç, leglek, lezzet
15MmMm is pronounced like English "m" in mother, mintmanat, magdan, maglumat, maksat, maslahat, mekir, meýdan
16NnNn is pronounced like English "n" in nine, nicenahar, nal, namys, nar, nan, nebit, nokat
17Ňňn is pronounced like English "ng" in strong, long
No word starts with n, it is always in the middle or at the end of the word
iň, geň, giň, teňňe, meniň, deňiz, maňlaý
18OoOo is pronounced like English "a" in all, mall, smalloba, otly, ojak, ol, owadan, ot, owlak
19ÖöÖö is pronounced like English "ir" in bird, girlökje, öküz, önüm, Öwez, öwrenmek, öz, ösmek
20PpPp is pronounced like English "p" in pen, palpagta, pamyk, paýhas, pikir, parahat, pişik, pasyl
21RrRr is pronounced like English "r" in run, redrahat, razy, rehimli, raýat, rowaç, röwşen, rowaýat
22SsSs is pronounced like English "s" in sun, smallsabyr, saz, saglyk, sadaka, sagat, salam, sapak
23ŞşSs is pronounced like English "sh" in shine, shortşagal, şahyr, şaly, şemal, şert, şerap, şor
24TtTt is pronounced like English "t" in tea, tabletagam, tagt, tahýa, taryh, talyp, tarapdar, tilki
25UuUu is pronounced like English "oo" in moon, soonuklamak, un, uly, umyt, urus, ussat, uzyn
26ÜüÜü is pronounced almost like English "u" in Uther,ülje, ülke, üns, ütük, üç, üçin, üýrmek
27WwWw is pronounced like English "w" in welcome, wingwada, wagt, wepaly, wasp, watan, wagşy, welaýat
28YyYy is pronounced almost like English "i" in fossilylym, yhlas, ys, ysgamak, ynsan, ynanç, ykdysadyýet
29ÝýÝý is pronounced like English "y" in yellow, yesýyl, ýylan, ýadamak, ýadygärlik, ýagyş, ýaz, ýelken
30ZzZz is pronounced like English "z" in zero,  zoozaman, zehin, zyýan, zaýalamak, zerur, zemzen, zawod