A a (ah, as in car) O o (oh, as in no) E e (eh, as in met) Y y (oo, as in root) Ӯ ӯ ( ū, as in wood) И и (ii, as in sit) Ӣ ӣ (ī, as in sit )
Some words that are very similar in Tajik and English
Try to sound out each of the following words using the phonetic mapping above.
Writing time and date
Bus and train