How many letters does the Hawaiian alphabet have?

Answer The Hawaiian language was originally an oral tradition. During the 19th century missionaries devised a written alphabet that includes 12 letters; five vowels (a, e, i, o, u) and seven consonants (h... Read More »

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How many alphabet letters did the missionaries give to the Hawaiian people?

The missionaries wrote the Hawaiian alphabet (called piapa) with 13 characters. The alphabet consists of 12 letters and a special character: seven consonants (h, k, l, m, n, p and w), five vowels (... Read More »

How many letters are in China's alphabet?

Unlike Western languages, the Chinese alphabet does not have letters. Instead of letters that form words, each word has a unique symbol. A Chinese dictionary can have up to 60,000 different symbols... Read More »

How many letters are in the French alphabet?

The French alphabet is similar to the English alphabet in that it features 26 letters. While the letters are the same, the pronunciation of certain letters can be different, as vowels and accent ma... Read More »

How many letters are in the Hindi alphabet?

The Hindi alphabet consists of 40 consonants and 10 vowels, for a total of 50 letters. The alphabet also contains two modifiers that are sometimes considered to be part of the total number of lette... Read More »