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A

as in cut

long as in father

B

b as in bat

C

ts as in bits

Č

ch as in church

D

d as in dog

Ď

dj as in duty  (also di, dě)

E

as in met

long as in man

Ě

ye (palatalizes, softens preceding consonant)

F

f as in far

G

as in good

H

as in half

CH

as in Hanukkah

I

as in bit

long as in see

J

y as in yes

K

k as in kit

L

l as in lip

M

m as in mat

N

n as in nut  

Ň

ny as in canyon     (also ni, ně)

O

as in orange

long as in door

P

p as in pin

Q

kv, not kw

R

r, as in rush, but rolled

Ř

somewhere between r and rg as in bourgois

S

as in set

Š

sh as in short

T

t as in tip

Ť

soft t, similar to tulip  (also ti, tě)

U

as in book

long as in moon

Ů

long as in cool

V

v as in van

W

v as in van

X

ks

Y

i as in bit

long i as in bee

Z

as in zebra

Ž

zh as in pleasure