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How many letters are there in the English Alphabet

A whole article dedicated to answer one simple question “How many letters are there in the English Alphabet?”

How many letters are there in the English Alphabet? In the last few articles we have been writing about Alphabets and in this article, we are going to answer the question.

How many letters are there in the English Alphabet?

Well, for those of you who are well versed with the English language might laugh at this question.

Why wouldn’t anyone laugh? English is like the second or third most spoken language in the world and almost everyone who speaks or has learned English will be aware of how many alphabets there are in the English Language.

But, this article is for those people who do not know or might have forgotten or maybe they are trying to learn the English language.

In modern English that we write and speak today, there are 26 letters in the English Alphabet. The 26 English letters in the English Alphabet are written in two cases; lower case and upper case.

In the example below, we have mentioned both the lower case letters and the upper case letters for your benefit.

The 26 letters of the English Alphabet are mentioned below:

26 Upper case letters of the English Alphabet:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

26 lower case letters of the English Alphabet:

a b c d e f g h I j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

How many vowels and consonants are there in the English Alphabet?

There are 5 vowels in the English Alphabet and they are A, E, I, O, U.

There are 21 consonants in the English language.

B C D F G H J K L M N P Q R S T V W X Y Z

So. these are the letters in the English Alphabet. Some articles on the internet suggest that there use to be 27 letters in the English language but it has been removed as it is not used much these.

And for all practical purposes we have 26 letters in English.

By Imran Soudagar

I'm a writer who loves languages and writes, speaks, and reads 4 amazing languages.

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