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Consonants -- Similar to English

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Pronunciation the same in both languages. Note that examples mix real and fake words.

B bek, bethoek, bed, bees
D dalmon, dempel
F fuur, folheel, falseman, feeslem, fas, flekkie
H hant, hand, hond, hoppel, heelhou, help, holdeste, hekhaak, hoener, hotpot, hoophop
K kolskoot, klabbe, kospot, klap
L lekkie
M meen, molhaan, manna
N neem, naskeel, nuutste, nooit, nopsok, nothek, namma, nopsol
P plek, pothemp
S sat, slakpas, splint, sopheet, stop, slokhoop
T tas, toplop, taklas

1. All words ending in a "d" are pronounced with a "t"
2. "H+OO" = "Wh"
3. "H+EE" = "Yea" e.g. year.

C C= S or K e.g. sirkel

kan, kon, sirkel, kanseleer, kat, konferensie
silinder, siklus, sailkel, kalkuleer, kaptein
kalsium, kursief, katastrofe. koek, kyk
Q Q=KW e.g. kwart

kwessie, kwetter, kwaai, kwel, kwelling
kweek, kwats, kwas, kwart, kwanta, kwantum
kwagga, kwakkie, kwallie, kwik, kwikster
X X=EKS e.g. ekstra

eksemplaar, ekspiasie, ekstrapoleer, eksperimenteer, indeks
ekstrak, ekstemporeel, ekwivalent, ekwestreer, ekstraheer
deksteriteit, ekse, eksie, eksteen, eksleks, ekstra-ekstra
Z Z=S 

C, Q, X, and Z are not used in Afrikaans except for a few foreign words, mainly from French and Latin.