A a B b Ċ ċ D d E e F f Ġ ġ G g Għ għ H h
Ħ ħ I i Ie ie J j K k L l M m N n O o P p
Q q R r S s T t U u V v W w X x Ż ż Z z
A a similar to 'a' in father
B b bar, but at the end of a word it is pronounced as [p].
Ċ tʃ church (note: dotless C has been replaced by K.)
D d day, but at the end of a word it is pronounced as [t].
E ɛ end
F f far
Ġ dʒ jump
G ɡ game, but at the end of a word it is pronounced as [k].
GĦ has the effect of lengthening and pharyngealizing associated vowels, except when immediately followed by a 'h', in which case it has the sound of a double 'ħ'. (It is slightly akin to English silent 'gh' in words such as "fight", "though", "sigh"). However, if it is found at the end of a word, it has the sound of 'ħ' (qtigħ for example)
H not pronounced unless it is at the end of a word, in which case it has the sound of 'ħ'.
Ħ ħ no English equivalent; sounds like a breathy "h" or like the "ch" in German or Scottish 'loch'.
I i happy
IE iɛ, iː feet
J j yard
K k cave
L l line
M m march
N n next
O o like 'aw' in law, but shorter.
P p part
Q ʔ glottal stop, found in the Cockney English pronunciation of "bottle".
R r no English equivalent; like a Spanish or Italian 'r'.
S s sand
T t tired
U u hood
V v vast, but at the end of a word it is pronounced as [f].
W w west
X ʃ / ʒ shade, sometimes as measure; when doubled the sound is elongated, similar to mensch in German.
Ż z maze, but at the end of a word it is pronounced as [s].
Z ts / dz pizza; when doubled may change to gods