4. Alfabet/Alphabet

Alfabet/Alphabet

Die Nama Alfabet is bekend as die ABETSEB.

Die Nama alfabet bestaan uit 20 letters. (Die letters wat ontbreek, word glad nie in egte Nama woorde gebruik nie, maar slegs in leenwoorde of name):
The Nama alphabet consists of 20 letters. (The omitted letters are not used in authentic Nama words at all, but only in borrowed names):

  1. a (a)
  2. b (be)
  3. ts (tse)
  4. d (de)
  5. e (e)
  6. x (ge)
  7. h (ha)
  8. i (i)
  9. g (ke)
  10. k (kha)
  11. kh (khi)
  12. m (em)
  13. n (en)
  14. o (o)
  15. p (pe)
  16. r (er)
  17. s (es)
  18. t (te)
  19. u (oe)
  20. w (we)

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Let op die uitspraak van die volgende letters in Nama:
Note the pronunciation of the following letters in Nama:

C – word uitgespreek as – ts C – is pronounced as – ts
X – word uitgespreek as – g X – is pronounced as – g
G – word uitgespreek as – ke G – is pronounced as – ke
I – word uitgespreek as – ie I – is pronounced as – ie
U – word uitgespreek as – oe U- is pronounced as – oe

 

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