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DESERET ALPHABET LETTERS

Learn the Letters

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There are 38 letters or symbols in the Deseret alphabet. Let's review them one by one:

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The Usual Letters

Short Vowel Sounds
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a as in ate, gate, fate

b as in boy, bat, book, Brion

che as in cheese, choose, child

d as in dog, dish, Deseret

e as in eat,

f as in fish, food, friend

g as in German, germ, Joseph

h as in horse, hot, Helaman

i as in ice, eye,

j No equivalent (use the g sound)

k as in kite, kitten, kind

l as in lemon, Lamanite, love

m as in Mother, match, mop

n as in Nephi, nut, nose

o as in oat, boat, opinion

p as in pea, peace, Prince

q No equivalent

ur as in burn, learn, fern

s as in special, sea, soap

t as in taught, tot, tree

u as in ooze, rude, Dude

v as in vest, Volkswagen, verb

woo as in wood, would, won't

x No equivalent

ye as in yes, yolk, you

z as in zebra, Zoram, zest


Short Vowel Sounds

The Usual Letters
Other Sounds
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ah as in art, octopus, father

aw as in aught, about,

a as in at, cat, hat

e as in et, bed, head

i as in it, sit, lit

o as in ot, lot, caught

oo as in book, look, cook

ow as in owl, outer, ouch

u as in ut, but, cut


Other Sounds

The Usual Letters
Short Vowel Sounds
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ga as in gate, go, God

eth as in thigh, thought, birth

the as in thy, they, the

esh as in flesh, mesh, fresh

zhe as in vision, decision

eng as in length, strength

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