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The Jamaican Alphabet – De Jamaican Halphabet

Below is the Jamaican Alphabet or in Jamaican patwa/patios “De Jamaican Halphabet”. Read and listen to the “De Jamaican Halphabet” video/sound clip. It was first published in our forums by members as a joke, however the pronunciations are exactly how we Jamaicans pronounce the English letters of the alphabet. Learn these pronunciations and then see our patwa/dictionary to practice. Many say the first step to learning any language is to learn their alphabet.

Jamaican Alphabet: Hay……Bee……Cee……Dee……Hee……Heff……Gee……Haych……Hi……Jay……Kay……Hell……
Hemm……Henn……Hoe……Pee……Quu……Harr……Hess……Tee……Hue/Jue…….Vee…..Dub’low……
Hexx……Why……Zed/Zee

 

The Jamaican Alphabet translated:

Hay = A
Bee = B
Cee = C
Dee = D
Hee = E
Heff = F
Gee = G
Haych = H
Hi = I
Jay = J
Kay = K
Hell = L
Hemm = M
Henn = N
Hoe = O
Pee = P
Quu = Q
Harr = R
Hess = S
Tee = T
Hue/Jue = U
Vee = V
Dub’low = W
Hexx = X
Why = Y
Zed/Zee = Z

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