New Consonants

Greek uses four consonants which do not correspond closely to the English alphabet, though most of the sounds are familiar.

Q, q sounds like the th in thin, but not the th in  those.

      zhqa

      qeoV

      qelw

      qinen

      zhqh

      baqh

      buqoV

      anaqema

      emaqon

F, f is pronounced like the English ph.

      afo

      fagoV

      efalot

      fulax

      adelfoV

      fanerw

      fantazw

      tufloV

      fintoV

      elefanta

Y, y is pronounced like the ps in lapse.  Be sure to say both the p and the s.

      ayh

      anayaV

      yallw

      ywmw

      beyant

      ywmion

      yiquriV

C, c is pronounced as a rough k, like the German ch in ich sprechen.

      ecw

      apecw

      tach

      didach

      yentacoV

      icquV

      hcqhn

      yuch