Chinese Alphabet

Chinese Alphabet

Chinese Language Facts

Chinese Handwriting Is the Most Unrecognizable
– Chinese Is One of the Oldest Languages Still in Use
– Chinese Is a Tonal Language
– Chinese characters can be broken down into simpler components.
– Borrowed Words from English Might Sound Familiar

Chinese is the most used mother tongue.
– It’s Considered One of the Hardest Languages to Learn
– Chinese Has Different Calligraphy Styles
– Chinese Has The Most Similar Sounding Words
– It’s the Only Modern Pictographic Language

Below is a table showing some Chinese characters and how it is pronounced in English.

Chinese AlphabetEnglishPinyin Pronunciation
Aēi
B
西C
D
E
艾弗Fài fú
G
艾尺Hài chǐ
Iài
Jjié
Kkāi
艾勒Lài lè
艾马Mài mǎ
艾娜Nài nà
Oó
P
吉吾Qjí wú
艾儿Rài ér
艾丝Sài sī
T
伊吾Uyī wú
Vwéi
豆贝尔维Wdòu bèi ěr wéi
艾克斯Xyī kè sī
吾艾Ywú ài
贼德Zzéi dé