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POMAK DICTIONARY
The Pomak Alphabet

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Letter

Example

 

 

A a

astávem (leave), arálo  (plough)

Ä ä

snäk (snow)  bäl (white), näm (dumb)

B b

bólan (sick), bráshno (flour)

Ch, ch

chervén (red), chórna  (black)

D d

dáskalie (teacher),  dórvo (wood)

E e

pridávom(give in), péntzer (window)

F f

fátom (catch), fchéra (yesterday)

G g

górlo (throat), garchíf   (bitter)

H h

hránem (feed), hliap (bread)

Ď ď

sďn (son), kďsmét (fate), pórvď (first)

I i

iglá (needle)  , itúi (here)

K k

kolíba (cottage), kósnitsa  (basket)

L l

lazhítsa (spoon), láhna  (cabbage)

M m

myrísom (smell), mraviá (ant)

N n

nebá (sky), nahódem (find)

O o

odvrástom (answer), ozlanítsa  (pillow)

Ö ö

spöm (sleep), smöm (smile)

P p

praf  (straight), pot (street)

R r

raká (hand), rámo (shoulder)

S s

slóntse (sun), spírom (find)

Sh, sh

shúshka (rubbish),  shápka (hat)

T t

ténak (thin),   téle (calf)

Ts ts

tsístem (clean),  tsífte (couple)

Tz tz

sóltza (tear), amítzov (cousin)

J j

jánar (wild plum), jümayiá (mosque)

U u

umarén  (tired),  ustá (mouth)

Ü ü

chüvál (sack), klüch (lock)

V v

valésava (careful), vosá (wasp)

Y y

yúme (name),  yátse (very)

Z z

zólezo (iron), zamítom (sweep)

h zh

zholt (yellow), zhéni (women)

 

*The letters ä,ď,ö,ü , when they are stressed they are turned to â,î,ô,ű respectively

e.g. nevâsta (bride), pîtom (ask), môso (meat),  lűlka (swing)