This lesson goes over the differences among K, Kp, and Kw in the Igbo alphabet.

 

K, k

Igbo word example: kuzie (“teach”)

Sounds like:

Saying the letter kee (or kuh)

Saying the letter in a word: English sound example kite

 

Kp, kp

Igbo word example: kpakpandu (“star”)

Sounds like:

Saying the letter Combining the k + p sounds or (kp -ee)

Saying the letter in a word: Form your mouth to create the sound of  K and then make the P sound

 

Kw, kw

Igbo word example: kwuo (“tell”)

Sounds like:

Saying the letterkw-ee

Saying the letter in a word: English sound example question

 

 

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