37 terms

International Phonetic Alphabet

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i
"beat, we, believe"
High front tense unrounded vowel
ɪ
"bit, in, kiss"
High front lax unrounded vowel
e
"late, rain, they"
Mid front tense unrounded vowel
ɛ
"bet, says, guest"
Mid front lax unrounded vowel
æ
"bat, laugh, radical"
Low front lax unrounded vowel
ə
"about, sofa"
Mid central lax unrounded vowel
ʌ
"tough, love"
Mid central lax unrounded vowel
a
"park (Boston), tie (Southern)"
Low central lax unrounded vowel
u
"boot, who, duty"
High back tense rounded vowel
ʊ
"put, foot, could"
High back lax rounded vowel
o
"boat, grow, though"
Mid back tense rounded vowel
ɔ
"law, hawk, awe, fall"
Mid back lax rounded vowel
ɑ
"lot, hockey, father"
Low back lax unrounded vowel
p
"pill, caper, tap"
Voiceless bilabial stop
b
"bill, labor, tab"
Voiced bilabial stop
t
"till, petunia, bat"
Voiceless alveolar stop
d
"dill, seduce, pad"
Voiced alveolar stop
k
"kill, sicker, lick"
Voiceless velar stop
g
"gill, dagger, bag"
Voiced velar stop
f
"fill, beefy, chief"
Voiceless labiodental fricative
v
"villa, saving, grave"
Voiced labiodental fricative
θ
"thin, author, breath"
Voiceless interdental fricative
ð
"then, leather, breathe"
Voiced interdental fricative
s
"silly, mason, kiss"
Voiceless alveolar fricative
z
"zebra, deposit, shoes"
Voiced alveolar fricative
ʃ
"shell, rashes, rush"
Voiceless alveopalatal fricative
ʒ
"measure, rogue"
Voiced alveopalatal fricative
"chill, kitchen, pitch"
Voiceless alveopalatal affricate
"jelly, bludgeon, fudge"
Voiced alveopalatal affricate
m
"mill, dummy, broom"
Bilabial nasal
n
"nill, sunny, spoon"
Alveolar nasal
ŋ
"singer, sing"
Velar nasal
h
"hill, ahoy"
Voiceless glottal fricative
j
"yes, beyond, toy"
Voiced central palatal approximant
r
"rent, berry, deer"
Voiced central velar approximant
l
"lilly, silly, mill"
Voiced lateral alveolar approximant
w
"will, away"
Voiced central bilabial approximant