The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Coptic Alphabet

Mr. Gamal Badawy
November 02, 2005

Learn the Coptic alphabet in pleasant, fun tune! The tune was composed by Mr. Gamal Badawy from St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Toronto, ON, who also authored the part after the alphabet. Recorded by David Dawood, who was also joined by Alexander A-Malek, Andrew Basanti, David Abdel-Malek, Mina Girgis, and Peter Sedrak.

Duration: 1:06 · Filesize: 1.01 MB
Download: mp3

Lyrics

alpha
bēta
gamma
dalda
ei
su
zēta
ēta
thēta
iōta
kappa
laula
ksi
o
pi
sēmma
tau
epsilon (he)
phi
khi
psi
ō
Ϣϣšai
Ϥϥfai
Ϧ (Ⳉ)ϧ (ⳉ)xai
Ϩϩhori
Ϫϫḏanḏia
Ϭϭqima
Ϯϯti
psis nše

This is our alphabet,
Which we proudly represent!

Our Fathers spoke Coptic,
Our saints suffered for it!

It is so beautiful to speak,
And so precious to forget,
We will continue learning it!