normally is written with only 21 letters.
The remaining letters (JKWXY) are used almost exclusively for foreign words.
And here is how they are pronounced....
|J = i lunga||K = kappa||W = doppia vu||X = ics||Y = i greca or ipsilon|
ITALIAN PHONETIC CONVENTIONS
English, Italian is written according to fixed phonetic
This means that the various sounds are written always (well, almost always) in the same way.
a few rules and you will be able to read and pronounce any text
|C "hard sound"|
|C "soft sound"|
Spelling Italian Words
To spell a word, particularly on
the telephone, Italians refer to the names of cities. For instance, for the word
(house) they will say: "COMO,
ANCONA, SIENA, ANCONA."
Below you will find the alphabet spelled the Italian way.
Write the name of the city next to the corresponding letter