Tagalog 101


like 'b' in "bed"



like 's' in "supper", 'k' in "kid"

like 'd' in "dog"

like 'ph' in "phone"

like 'g' in "go", 'j' in "jello"

like 'h' in "help" (often silent in the UK and other Commonwealth countries)

like 'dg' in "edge"

like 'c' in "cat"

like 'l' in "love"

like 'm' in "mother"

like 'n' in "nice"
ng 
like 'ng' in "fang", but pronounced 'nang' as a standalone word

like 'p' in "pig"

like 'q' in "quest" (with "u", almost always)

like 'r' in "row", like 'r' in "feather" (often silent in the UK and other Commonwealth countries at end of word)

like 'ss' in "hiss", like 'z' in "haze"

like 't' in "top"

like 'v' in "victory"

like 'w' in "weight"

like 'cks' in "kicks", like 'z' in "haze" (at beginning of a word)

like 'y' in "yes", like 'ie' in "pie", like 'ee' in "flee"

like 'z' in "haze"

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