ވިކިރަދީފު:Pronunciation

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This page is intended as a common page to link to pronunciation guides in various languages. This page contains information on pronunciation of English. For pronunciation guides to other languages, see the bottom of the page.

English[އުނިއިތުރު ގެންނަވާ]

The following tables show the IPA and SAMPA symbols for the sounds of the English language. (It's also beginning to show the "American Dictionary" symbols too.)

Vowels

IPA example SAMPA American Dictionary
ease, see i: ē
i happy i i
ɪ city, bit I ĭ
bait e ā
ɛ bed, bet E ě
æ bad, cat { ă
ə about @ ə
ɚ (US) enter @` ər
ɜː (UK) fur, bird 3: û
ɝ (US) fur, bird 3` û
u (US) boot, soon, lose u o͞o
u into u o͞o
(UK) boot, soon, lose u: o͞o
ʊ put, foot U o͝o
(US) boat, nose o ō
əʊ (UK) boat, nose o ō
ʌ run, enough, up V ŭ
ɔː (UK) saw, caught O: ô
ɑː (UK) father A: ä
ɒ (UK) not, cough Q ŏ
ɑ (US) caught, father, not A  

Diphthongs

IPA SAMPA American Dictionary
rise, my aI ī
house, now aU ou
ɔɪ noise, boy OI oi
same, play, bait eI ā
əʊ or hope, go, know @U or oU ō
ɪə (UK) peer, near, here I@ î
(UK) pear, there e@ â
ʊə (UK) poor U@
(UK) cruel u@
ɔə (UK) more O@

Consonants

IPA SAMPA American Dictionary
b but, cab b b
ʧ or chair, picture, branch tS ch
d do, wood d d
ʤ or judge, gin dZ j
f fool, enough f f
g go, bag g g
h ham h h
k cat, kill, queen k k
l left (before vowel of syllable) l l
ɫ milk (after vowel of syllable) 5 lk
m man, him m m
ɱ emphasis, amphora F  
n no n n
ŋ singer, ring N ng
ɲ canyon J ny / ñ
p pen, top p p
ɹ or r run, very (UK) r\
ɻ run, very (US) r\`
s see, pas, city s s
ʃ she, sure, emotion S sh
t to, mat t t
θ thing, nothing, moth T th
ð this, father, clothe D th (italicized)
v voice v v
w we w w
ʍ which (UK, especially Scottish) W hw
j yes j y
x loch (Scottish) x KH
z zoo, roses z z
ʒ pleasure (zh) Z zh

Other symbols:

IPA SAMPA indicates
ː : a long vowel
ˈ " primary stress
ˌ % secondary stress
. = division between syllables

A stress mark is placed before the syllable that is stressed. Vowels that are generally long in English include [i] and [u] (as well as others), which are usually transcribed as [iː] and [uː], respectively.

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