Tigrinya Alphabets

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Tigrinya Alphabets

All the alphabets ( We will learn them in detail).

ሀ / heh

ሁ / hoo

ሂ / hee

ሃ / hah

ሄ / he-yeh

ህ / huh

ሆ / hoh

በ / beh

ቡ / boo

ቢ / bee ባ / bah ቤ / be-yeh ብ / buh ቦ / boh

ለ / leh

ሉ / loo ሊ / lee ላ / lah ሌ / le-yeh ል / luh ሎ / loh
ሐ / hheh ሑ / hhoo ሒ / hhee

ሓ / hhah

 

ሔ / hhe-yeh ሕ / hhuh ሖ / hhoh
መ / meh ሙ / moo ሚ / mee ማ / mah

ሜ / me-yeh

ም / muh ሞ / moh
ረ / reh ሩ / roo ሪ / ree ራ / rah ሬ / re-yeh ር / ruh ሮ / roh
ሰ / seh  ሱ / soo ሲ / see ሳ / sah  ሴ / se-yeh ስ / suh ሶ / soh
ሸ / sheh ሹ / shoo ሺ / shee ሻ / shah ሼ / she-yeh ሽ / shuh ሾ / shoh
ቀ / qeh ቁ / qoo ቂ / qee ቃ / qah ቄ / qe-yeh ቅ / quh ቆ / qoh
ቐ / qheh ቑ / qhoo ቒ / qhee ቓ / qhah ቔ / qhe=yeh ቕ / qhuh ቖ / qhoh
ተ/ teh ቱ / too ቲ / tee ታ / tah ቴ / te-yeh ት / tuh ቶ / toh
ቸ / ceh ቹ / coo ቺ / cee ቻ / cah ቼ / ce-yeh ች / cuh ቾ / coh
ነ / neh ኑ / noo ኒ / nee ና / nah ኔ / ne-yeh ን / nuh ኖ / noh
ኘ /  ñeh ኙ / ñoo ኚ / ñee ኛ / ñah ኜ / ñe-yeh ኝ / ñuh ኞ / ñoh
አ / eh ኡ / ooh ኢ / ee ኣ / ah ኤ / ee-yeh እ / uh ኦ / oh
ከ / keh ኩ / koo ኪ / kee ካ / kah ኬ / ke-yeh ክ / kuh ኮ / koh
ኸ / kxeh ኹ / kxoo ኺ / kxee ኻ / kxah ኼ / kxe-yeh ኽ / kxuh ኾ / kxoh
ወ / weh  ዉ / woo ዊ / wee ዋ / wah ዌ / we-yeh ው / wuh ዎ / woh
ዐ / Eh ዑ / OO ዒ / EE ዓ / Ah ዔ / E-yeh ዕ / Uh ዖ / Oh
ዘ / zeh ዙ / zoo ዚ / zee ዛ / zah ዜ / ze-yeh ዝ / zuh ዞ / zoh
ዠ / zheh ዡ / zhoo ዢ / zhee  ዣ / zhah ዤ / zhe-yeh ዥ / zuh ዦ / zoh
የ / yeh ዩ / yoo ዪ / yee ያ / yah ዬ / ye-yeh ይ / yuh ዮ / yoh
ደ / deh  ዱ / doo ዲ / dee ዳ / dah ዴ / de-yeh ድ / duh ዶ / doh
ጀ / jeh ጁ / joo ጂ / jee ጃ / jah ጄ / je-yeh ጅ / juh ጆ / joh
ገ / geh ጉ / goo ጊ / gee ጋ / gah ጌ / ge-yeh ግ / guh ጎ / goh
ጠ / theh ጡ / thoo ጢ / thee ጣ / thah ጤ / the-yeh ጥ / thuh ጦ / thoh
ጨ / cheh ጩ / choo ጪ / chee ጫ / chah ጬ /che-yeh ጭ / chuh ጮ / choh
ጰ / pheh ጱ / phoo ጲ / phee ጳ / phah ጴ / phe=yeh ጵ / phuh ጶ / phoh
ጸ / tseh ጹ / tsoo ጺ / tsee ጻ / tsah ጼ / tse-yeh ጽ / thuh ጾ / tsoh
ፈ / feh ፉ / foo ፊ / fee ፋ / fah ፌ / fe-yeh ፍ / fuh ፎ / foh
ፐ / peh ፑ / poo ፒ / pee ፓ / pah ፔ / pe-yeh ፕ / puh ፖ / poh
ቨ / veh ቩ / voo ቪ / vee ቫ / vah ቬ / ve-yeh ቭ / vuh ቮ / voh

 

በ NEW ALPHABETS

Alphabets to Study 

በ ቡ ቢ ባ ቤ ብ ቦ

These are the first alphabets you will learn. Make sure you remember them all correctly and orderly with their pronunciation.  

 

Tigrinya English

Audio ♬

Word Picture Video
Be

በጊዕ

Begie

sheep

 

Bu

ቡንባ 

Bunba

Hose

 

 
Bi

ቢንቶ

Binto

Bridge

 
Ba

ባቡር

Babur

train

 
Biet

ቤት

Biet 

House

 
B

ብርዒ

BrI

Pencil

 
Bo

ቦርሳ

Borsa

Bag

 
 

 

Beh boo fill in the blanks question

  1. .
  2. ቢ = .
  3. Bie = .
  4.  is saying .

Match the alphabets

  • bi
  • be
  • ba
  • bu
  • b
  • bie
  • bo

Rank the alphabets

Words that contain the alphabets በቡቢባቤብቦ

Tigrinya words English meaning Picture Pronounciat-ion
በጊዕ Sheep

 

በለስ

Prickly fruit

 

በራድ Tea Kettles

 

ቦርሳ Bag 

 

 

Practice scenario question

ለ NEW ALPHABETS

Alphabets to Study 

ለ ሉ ሊ ላ ሌ ል ሎ 

Theses are the alphabets we will study, please make sure you study those before moving to the next page. Make sure you understand the pronunciation of these alphabets too. Try to remember them using the words, picture and video.  

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Le

ለሚን

Lemin

Lemon

 
Lu

ሉል

Lul

Pearl

 
Li

ሊላ

Lila

Falcon

 
La

ላም

Lam

Cow

 
Lie

ሌላ

Liela

Acquaintance

 
L

ልቢ

Lbi

Heart

 
Lo

ሎሚ

Lomi

Today

 

 

Drag and drop

Drag and drop the alphabets written English to the correct alphabets written in Tigrinya

  • Le
  • Lu
  • Li
  • La
  • Lie
  • L
  • Lo

Fill in the blanks question

ለ  ሊ  ሌ  ሎ. 

True/False questions.

Choose the true answer from the following statements. 

  • Le translates to ሊ.
  • The alphabet Lo is missing from these ለ ሉ ሊ ላ ሌ ሎ
  • Lu translates to ሉ
  • The alphabet La is missing from these ለ ሉ ሊ ሌ ል ሎ

Match the alphabets

  • Le
  • Lu
  • Li
  • La
  • Lie
  • L
  • Lo

Multiple choice question

Choose the right word that contains the alphabet La

  • በለስ
  • ልቢ
  • ላም
  • ሎሚ

ሀ NEW ALPHABETS

Study these alphabets " ሀ ሁ ሂ ሃ ሄ ህ ሆ  ==> he  hu  hi  ha  he'e  h  ho ".

Study them well using the given table below before moving on.

 

 

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
He
berhe    
Hu

ሁከት

Huket

Disturbance

   
Hi

ሂወት

Hiwet

Life

 
Ha

ሃመማ

Hamema

Fly

 
Hie

ሄዋን

He'ewan

Eve

 
H

ህበይ

Hbey

Monkey

 
Ho

ሆሳእና

Hosaena

Palm

 

 

Hotspot question

Click on the alphabets down below that matches ==> He     Hi     He'e     Ho

Drag and drop text question

Choose the correct word that contains one of the alphabets then drag and drop on top of it. 

  • ሃመማ / Hamema / Fly
  • ባቡር / Babur / Train
  • ልቢ / Libi / Heart
  • ሆሳእና / Hosaena / Palm tree
  • ለሚን / Lemin / Lemon
  • ቦርሳ / Borsa / Bag
  • ቢንቶ / Binto / Bridge
  • ላም / Lam / Cow
  • ሂወት / Hiwet / Life

Fill in the blanks alphabets

  1.  ሁ  ሃ  ህ .
  2. ሀ ሁ  ሃ ሄ   .

Text matching question

Match the alphabet to the word that contains the same alphabet. 

  • ህበይ
    Hie
  • ሃመማ
    Hi
  • ሄዋን
    H
  • ሂወት
    Ha
  • ሆሳእና
    Ho

Rank the alphabets correctly.

ሐ New Alphabets

There are no words that start with the alphabets ሐ ሔ and ሖ, but they do come in the middle of words. Make sure to study them all.

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Hhe  

BetsiHe

Arrived

   
Hhu  

ሑጻ

Hhutsa

Sand

 
Hhi  

ሒላብ

Hhilab

Stoup/bowl

 
Hha  

ሓርማዝ

Hharmz

elephant

 
Hhie        
Hh  

ሕምባሻ

Hhmbasha

EritreanBread

 
Hho        

 

Rank the Alphabets

Rank the alphabets in order, Some are written in Tigrinya and others in English

  • Hhu
  • Hha
  • Hh

Match the alphabets

  • Hhe
  • Hhu
  • Hhi
  • Hha
  • Hhie
  • Hh
  • Hho

True/False

  • The word ህዝቢ contains the alphabet Hh.
  • The alphabet Hhie comes after ሓ.
  • The word ሕምባሻ contains the alphabet ሐ.
  • These alphabets ሕ ሑ ሒ ሓ ሔ ሐ ሖ are written in the correct order.

Fill in the blanks

  1. The alphabet ሖ comes after .
  2. The word ሓርማዝ contains the alphabet .
  3. Hhe   Hhi  Hhie    Hho.
  4. ሐ    ሒ    ሔ    ሖ.

መ New Alphabets

There is no known word that starts with the alphabet ሙ. Make sure that you study these alphabets correctly with their pronunciation and the word study.  

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Me

መኪና

Mekina

Car

 
Mu

ሙዝ

Muz

Banana

   
Mi

ሚዛን

Mizan

Balance

 
Ma

ማይ

May

Water

 
Mie

ሜትሮ

Mietro

meter

 
M

ምራኽ

Mrak

Calf

 
Mo

ሞያ

Moya

Career

 

 

True/False

  • መ = Me ሚ = Mi ማ = Ma ሜ = Mie ሙ = Mu ሞ = Mo ም = M
  • The word Mekina contains the alphabet ማ.
  • The alphabet ም (M) comes at last.
  • The word ሚዛን contains the alphabet Mi.

Rank the alphabets correctly

  • Me
  • Mu
  • Mi
  • Ma
  • Mie
  • M
  • Mo

Choose the correct answers.

Choose the alphabets that can be found in this word መዝሙር. 

መዝሙር means song.

  • Me
  • Mo
  • M
  • Mu

Choose the correct answers

Which alphabets are missing from these መሙማምሞ

  • Mu
  • Mie
  • Mi
  • Mo

ረ New Alphabets

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Re

ረምታ

Remta

Rhythm

 
Ru

ሩባ

Ruba

River

 
Ri

Rim

ሪም

Share

   
Ra

Rahwa

ራሃዋ

   
Rie

Riesa

ሬሳ

corpse

   
R

ርሳስ

Rsas

Pencil

 
Ro

ROM

Rome

   

 

Fill in the blank space.

  1.   ሩ    ራ    ር  .
  2. Re    Ri    Rie    Ro.  

Match Alphabet to the word

Match the alphabet to the word containing it!!

  • ርግቢት
  • Remta
  • Rahwa
  • Ruba / ሩባ
  • Robel

Multiple choice question

Chose the alphabets that are found within these words.

Robel

Ruba 

Write the correct answer

Write the following words in Tigrinya using English alphabets. 

  1. River / ሩባ
  2. ሮበል
  3. ርሳስ

ሰ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Se

ሰኑይ

Senuy

Monday

 
Su

ሱር

Sur

Root

 
Si

ሲሶ

Siso

Third

 
Sa

ሳሬት

Sariet

Spider

 
Sie

ሴፍ

Sief

Sword

 
S

ስገም

Sgem

Barley

 
So

ሳሎን

Sofa

Couch

 

   

 

Match the alphabets

  • se
  • su
  • si
  • sa
  • sie
  • s
  • so

Fill in the blanks question

Third / Siso           = .

Monday / Senuy = .

Sword / Sief          = .

Root / Sur              = .

 

True or False

  • Sie = ሴ
  • ሰሉስ = SE and SU are in the sentence
  • ስ ሱ ሲ ሳ ሴ ሰ ሶ is in order
  • The alphabet is S is in ስገም.

ሸ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
She

Shemonte

Eight

 
Shu
     
Shi

 

shisho    
Sha

 

Shambko    
Shie  

Shier

Share

   
Sh

Shm'a

Candle

 
Sho
     

 

Fill in the blanks question

  •  ሺ  ሼ  ሾ.
  •  shu  sha  sh .

Match the Alphabets

  • she
  • shu
  • shi
  • sha
  • shie
  • sh
  • sho

Choose the correct answer.

  1. ሸሞንተ  == .
  2. Eight ( 8 ) means .
  3. VOICE   means .
  4.  

ቀ New Alphabets

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Qe

ቀርኒ

Qerni

Horn

 
Qu

ቁኖ

Quno

Braid

 
Qi

ቂጫ

Qicha

Bread

 
Qa

ቃጪል

Qachil

Bell

 
Qie

 

ቄናን

Qienan

injudicious

   
Q

ቅብኢ

Qibi

Ointment 

   
Qo

ቆርበት

Qorbet

Skin

 

 

True / False

Which of the following alphabets are in order. 

  • ቀቂቃቄቅቆ
  • ቀቁቂቃቄቅቆ
  • ቀቂቃቄቅቆቁ

Match the Alphabets

  • qe
  • qu
  • qi
  • qa
  • qie
  • q
  • qo

Fill in the blanks

  • ቀ  ቂ  ቄ  ቆ.
  • ke  ki  kie  ko.
  • VOICE  means  ????????????
  •  

Drag and drop alphabet

Drag and drop the alphabet to the matching alphabet written in English.  

ተ New Alphabets

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Te  

ተመን

Temen

Snake

 
Tu  

tubo

tube

   
Ti        
Ta  

ታኒካ

Tanika

Tin

 
Tie  

ቴንዳ

Tienda

tarpaulin

 
T  

ትኪ

Tki
Smoke

 
To        

 

Match the Alphabets

  • te
  • tu
  • ti
  • ta
  • tie
  • t
  • to

Fill in the blanks question

  • te  ti  tie  to.
  • ተ  ቲ  ቴ ቶ. 
  • What does ተመን mean? .

 

True / False

Which order is correct?

  • ተቱቲታቴትቶ
  • ትቱቲታቴተቶ
  • ተቱታቴትቶ

ቸ New Alphabets

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Che        
Chu        
Chi        
Cha  

Chaw

Bye

   
Chie        
Ch        
Cho        

 

Fill in the blank

  • ቸ  ቺ  ቼ  ቾ.
  • Che  chi  chie  cho.

Match the alphabets

  • che
  • chu
  • chi
  • cha
  • chie
  • ch
  • cho

True/False

  • The word ቻው contains the alphabet che ?
  • these alphabets are in order ቸ ቹ ቺ ቻ ቼ ቾ ?
  • These alphabets are in order ች ቹ ቺ ቻ ቼ ቸ ቾ ?
  • These alphabets are in order ቸ ቹ ቺ ቻ ቼ ች ቾ ?

ነ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Ne  

ነዊሕ

Newih

Long

 
Nu        
Ni        
Na        
Nie        
N        
No        

 

Match the alphabets

  • ne
  • nu
  • ni
  • na
  • nie
  • n
  • no

Fill in the blanks

  • ne  ni  nie  no.
  •  ኑ  ና  ን .

Multiple choice

which of the following answer are in correct alphabetical order?

  • ነኑኒናኔኖ
  • ነኑናኔንኖ
  • ነኑኒናኔንኖ

ኘ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Pe        
Pu        
Pi        
Pa        
Pie        
P        
Po        

 

Fill in the blanks

  • ፐ      ፖ.
  • Write the above alphabets using english alphabets?

For example for the previous alphabets : ne nu ni na nie n no

.

Match the alphabets

  • pe
  • pu
  • pi
  • pa
  • pie
  • p
  • po

አ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
e

 

     
u

     
i

ኢራብ

Irab

   
a

ኣደ

Ade

Mom

 
ie

ኤርትራ

Eritrea

 
e

እወ

Ewe

Yes

 
o

ኦም

Om

Tree

 

 

Fill in the blanks

  • አ    ኤ  .
  • e     ie  .

Match the alphabets

  • e
  • u
  • i
  • a
  • ie
  • e
  • o

True/False

  • እ comes before አ
  • ኡ comes before ኤ
  • ኦ comes before አ
  • አኡኢኣኤእኦ is in correct order.

ከ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Ke

ከልቢ

Kelbi

Dog

 
Ku

ኩርኩር

kurkur

Puppy

 
Ki

ኪሎ

kilo

Kilo

 
Ka

ካራ

Kara

Knife

 
Kie

ኬላ

Kiela

   
K

ክራር

Krar

Eritrean guitar

 
Ko

ኮፍ

Kof

Sit

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • ke
  • ku
  • ki
  • ka
  • kie
  • k
  • ko

Fill in the blanks

  •   ኪ    ኮ.
  •      k .

Multiple choice

Which of the following answers are correct?

  • ከኩኪካኬክኮ are in correct order.
  • ክኩኪካኬከኮ are in correct order.
  • ኬ is written as ki.
  • Ku is written as ኩ

ኸ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word  Picture Video
Kke        
Kku        
Kki        
Kka        
Kkie        
Kk        
Kko        

 

Match the alphabets

  • Kke
  • kku
  • kki
  • kka
  • kkie
  • kk
  • kko

Fill in the blanks

  • ኸ   ኻ   ኾ.
  • kke   ka   kko.

ወ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
We

ወርሒ

Werhhi

Moon

 
Wu

ውርሻ 

Wursha

Legacy

 
Wi
     
Wa

ዋንጫ

Wancha

Trophy

 
Wie
     
W

ውርሻ

Wrsha

Legacy

   
Wo
     

 

Match the alphabets

  • we
  • wu
  • wi
  • wa
  • wie
  • w
  • wo

Fill in the blanks

  • ወ  ዊ  ዌ  ዎ.
  •  wu  wa  w .

True/False

  • ዉ comes before ው
  • ው comes before ዉ
  • ወዉዊዋዌውዎ are in correct order.
  • ወውዊዋዌዉዎ are in correct order

ዐ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Eh        
Uh  

ዑና

Uhna

Hovel/Debris

 
Ih  

ዒላ

Ihla

Well

 
Ah  

ዓወት

Ahwet

Success

 
Ieh        
E  

ዕዉር

Ewur

Blind

 
Oh        

 

Match the alphabets

  • eh
  • uh
  • ih
  • ah
  • ieh
  • eh
  • oh

Fill in the blanks

ዘ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Ze  

ዘንቢል 

Zenbil

Basket

 
Zu  

ዙርያ

Zurya

Eritrean Dress

 
Zi        
Za  

ዛንታ

Zanta

Story

 
Zie  

ዜና

Ziena

News

 
Z  

ዝብኢ

Zbi

Hyena

 
Zo  

ዞባ

Zoba

Region/zone

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • ze
  • zu
  • zi
  • za
  • zie
  • z
  • zo

Fill in the blanks

  • ዘ     ዝ .
  • ze      zo.

True/False

  • The word ዘንቢል is written as Zenbil.
  • The word ዛንታ is written as Zente.
  • ዘዙዚዛዜዝዞ is in correct order.
  • ዝዙዚዛዜዘዞ is in correct order.

ዠ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Zhe        
Zhu        
Zhi        
Zha        
Zhie        
Zh        
Zho        

 

Match the alphabets

  • zhe
  • zhu
  • zhi
  • zha
  • zhie
  • zh
  • zho

Fill i the blanks

  • zhe  zhi  zhie  zho.
  • ዠ  ዢ  ዤ  ዦ.

የ NEW Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Ye  

የማን

Yeman

Right

 
Yu        
Yi        
Ya        
Yie        
Y        
Yo        

 

Match the alphabets

  • ye
  • yu
  • yi
  • ya
  • yie
  • y
  • yo

Fill in the blanks

  • የ  ዪ  ዬ  ዮ.
  • ye  yi  yie  yo.

ደ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
De  

ደርሆ

Derho

Chicken

 
Du  

ዱባ

Duba

Pumpkin

 
Di        
Da  

ዳንጋ

Danga

Calf Leg

 
Die        
D  

ድስቲ

Dsti

Dish

 
Do  

ዶብ

Dob

Border

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • de
  • du
  • di
  • da
  • die
  • d
  • do

Fill in the blanks

  • ደ  ዲ  ዴ  ዶ.
  • de  di  die  do.

ጀ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Je  

ጀበና

Jebena

Jebena

 
Ju  

ጁባ

Juba

Coat

 
Ji        
Ja  

ጃልባ

Jalba

Boat

 
Jie        
J        
Jo        

 

Match the alphabets

  • je
  • ju
  • ji
  • ja
  • jie
  • j
  • jo

Fill in the blanks

  • ጀ  ጂ  ጄ  ጆ.
  • je      jo.

True/False

  • ጀጁጂጃጄጅጆ is in correct order.
  • ጀጁጂጃጄጆ is in correct order.
  • ጀበና is written as jabena.
  • ጃልባ is written as jaliba.

ገ NEW Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Ge  

ገዛ

Geza

Home

 
Gu  

ጉያ

Guya

Run / Chase

 
Gi  

ጊታር

Gitar

Guitar

 
Ga  

ጋሻ

Gasha

Guest

 
Gie        
G  

ግንባር

Gnbar

Forehead 

 
Go  

ጎቦ

Gobo

Mountain

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • ge
  • gu
  • gi
  • ga
  • gie
  • g
  • go

Fill in the blanks

  • ገ  ጊ  ጌ  ጎ.
  • ge      .

ጠ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
The  

ጠረፔዛ

Therepieza

Desk

 
Thu  

ጡጥ

Thuth

Cotton

 
Thi        
Tha  

ጣንጡ

Thanthu

Mosquito 

 
Thie  

ጤል

Thiel

Goat

 
Th  

ጥራዝ

Thraz

Notebook 

 
Tho        

 

Match the alphabets

  • the
  • thu
  • thi
  • tha
  • thie
  • th
  • tho

Fill in the blanks

  • ጠ  ጢ  ጤ  ጦ.
  • the      .

ጨ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Che  

ጨው

Chew

Salt

 
Chu        
Chi        
Cha  

ጫማ

Chama

Shoe

 
Chie        
Ch  

ጭራ

Chra

Tail

 
Cho        

 

Match the alphabets

  • che
  • chu
  • chi
  • cha
  • chie
  • ch
  • cho

Fill in the blanks

  • ጨ  ጪ  ጬ  ጮ.
  •  chu    ch .

Multiple choice

choose the correct statements. 

  • chew is written in Tigrinya as ጨው.
  • chama is written in Tigrinya as ጫመ.
  • ጨጩጪጫጬጭጮ is written in correct order.
  • ጨጩጪጫጭጮ is written in correct order.

ጸ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Tse  

ጸጉሪ

Tseguri

Hair

 
Tsu        
Tsi        
Tsa  

ጻጸ

Tsatse

Ant

 
Tsie        
Ts  

ጽሩይ

Tsruy

Clean/Pure

 
Tso  

ጾም

Tsom

Fasting

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • tse
  • tsu
  • tsi
  • tsa
  • tsie
  • ts
  • tso

Fill in the blanks

  • ጸ  ጺ  ጼ  ጾ.
  • tse      .

True/False

  • ጸጹጺጻጼጽጾ is in correct order.
  • ጽጹጺጻጼጸጾ is in correct order.
  • tseguri is written as ጸጉሪ in Tigrinya.

ጰ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Phe        
Phu        
Phi        
Pha  

ጳውሎስ

Phawlos

Paul

 
Phie  

ጴጥሮስ

Phiethros

Peter

 
Ph        
Pho        

 

Match the alphabets

  • phe
  • phu
  • phi
  • pha
  • phie
  • ph
  • pho

Fill in the blanks

  • ጰ  ጲ  ጴ  ጶ.
  • phe    phie  .

ፈ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Fe  

ፈረስ 

Feres

Horse

 
Fu  

ፉል

Ful

Peanuts 

 
Fi        
Fa  

ፋብሪካ

Fabrica

Factory

 
Fie  

ፌሮ

Fiero

Iron

 
F  

ፍርዲ

Frdi

Verdict / Judgement 

 
Fo        

 

Match the alphabets

  • fe
  • fu
  • fi
  • fa
  • fie
  • f
  • fo

Fill in the blanks

  • ፈ  ፊ  ፌ  ፎ.
  • fe   fa   fo.

 

Multiple choice

choose the correct answers only. 

  • ፈ ፋ ፊ ፉ ፌ ፍ ፎ is written in correct order.
  • Feres is written as ፈረስ in Tigrinya.
  • Fabrika is written as ፋብሩካ in Tigrinya.

ፐ New ALphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Pe
     
Pu
     
Pi

ፒሮ

Piro

Pen

 
Pa

ፓስታ

Pasta

Pasta

 
Pie
     
P
     
Po  

ፖሊስ

Polis

Police

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • pe
  • pu
  • pi
  • pa
  • pie
  • p
  • po

Fill in the blanks

  • ፐ  ፒ  ፔ  ፖ. 
  • pe  pi  pie  po.

ቨ New Alphabet

Tigrinya English Audio Word Picture Video
Ve        
Vu        
Vi  

ቪላ

Vila

Villa 

 
Va        
Vie        
V        
Vo  

ቮሊቦል

Volibol

Volleyball 

 

 

Match the alphabets

  • ve
  • vu
  • vi
  • va
  • vie
  • v
  • vo

Fill in the blanks

  • ቨ  ቪ  ቬ  ቮ.
  •  vu  va  v .

Introduction to Tigrinya (Free trial)

Greeting words

English   to   Tigrinya

Hello --> Selam  --> ሰላም

Selam (ሰላም) means hello in Tigrinya. Don't worry if you do not know how to read ሰላም, we will teach you the alphabets and help you read and write Tigrinya. Try to remember the this word!! 

English   to   Tigrinya

Bye --> Chaw --> ቻው

chaw (ቻው) means bye in Tigrinya, the pronunciation is almost like Chao in Italian.  

English   to   Tigrinya

Thank you -> Yekenyeley -> የቐንየለይ

We say Yekenyeley (የቐንየለይ) when we thank someone for appreciation.  

English   to   Tigrinya 

Have a good day -> Dehan We'al -> ደሓን ወዓል

Dehan we'al (ደሓን ወዓል) means "have a good day" in Tigrinya. We will practice these words in the next section.

Chose the correct translation

What does Yekenyeley (የቐንየለይ) mean in English?

  • Hello
  • Have a good day
  • Thank you
  • Bye

Choose the correct image meaning?

Choose the write image that translates to the word Selam (ሰላም)?

Match the Words

Match the Tigrinya words with the right English meaning.

  • Dehan we'al / ደሓን ወዓል
    Have a good day!
  • Yekenyeley / የቐንየለይ
    Thank you!
  • Selam / ሰላም
    Hello / Hi
  • Chaw / ቻው
    Bye

introduction scenario

Fill the missing word.

  1. I will talk to you tomorrow, .
  2. , for having me here.
  3. See you soon then, have a good day or .
  4. Okay bye or .

Write it down.

Write HELLO / ሰላም in Tigrinya using english alphabets?

Write them all

Write down the words you learned in Tigrinya using english alphabets

Practice scenario question