sci.lang.japan FAQ / 15. Miscellaneous

15.4. What are the names of the letters of the alphabet in Japanese?

Knowing how to say these correctly may help you at McDonald's or Mos Burger when the assistant has no idea what size of chips you want, even though you thought you'd said "S" loud and clear. They may also help you read a mathematical expression. See 12.4. How do I write or say a mathematical expression in Japanese?

Aエイei
Bビーbii
Cシーshii
Dデー, ディーdee, dii
Eイーii
Fエフefu
Gジーjii
Hエッチetchi
Iアイai
Jジェーjee
Kケイkei
Lエルeru
Mエムemu
Nエヌenu
Oオーoo
Pピーpii
Qキューkyuu
Rアールaaru
Sエスesu
Tテー, ティー, ティtee, tii, ti
Uユーyuu
Vブイ, ヴィーbui, vii
Wダブルdaburu
Xエックスekkusu
Yワイwai
Zゼットzetto

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