IPA for Kihā́mmic

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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Kihā́mmic pronunciations. English approximations are loose in some cases and are only intended to give a general idea of the pronunciation. Stress is always marked with an acute accent (´) on the appropriate vowel. See "Phonology" for more information.

IPA Keys
Aelatha
Attian
Biscayan
Cha
Evonish
Favlona
Hantza
Iaskyon
Jukpë
Kihā́mmic
Kunarek
Lôppic
Mihousapeja
Owaex
Qafesona
Rangyayo
Trây
Umbrean
IPA Examples nearest English equivalent
Consonants
p pádû pill
l nalá left
ɫ lk peel
m lốmô man
ɱ ám symphony
n núk nice
ŋ ū́dang thing
d dárat debt
h hā́n ham
ɦ ikhá ahead (some accents), hořet (Czech)
k knát cold
ɾ eropá free (some accents), palavra (Portuguese)
ɹ rā́t red
b bōá bill
θ zā́þ thought
ð kaiþá they
v ve very
z áz zebra
ʒ žáû pleasure
f lafá file
g g grant
s sū́ same
ʃ kánš shop
t͡ʃ ā́č chip
t t stand
j yék yes
d͡z yadzá pounds
d͡ʒ ánû jump
akgál black coat
ç əkghál, yégkhān hue (some accents), ich (German)
gká bag guard
t͡s tsíng cats
Syllabic consonants
blg offal (though not velarised)
ɫ̩ pl awful
átm rhythm
knát even
ɾ̩ kr krk (Czech, but untrilled)
kzá onomatopoeic sound of a bee
čsá onomatopoeic hiss of a snake
IPA Examples nearest English equivalent
Monophthongs
short
a dozá stack, casa (Spanish)
ɛ sénse let
e sénse say, café (French)
ɒ dolgá got
o tôván au (French)
ɔ tōkezá law (but shorter)
ɪ íztāk sit
i agənamīšānatī́zô, Škipərīá happy, fini (French)
ə ədás runner
ɜ šə́d bird (but shorter)
ʊ úþ book
u éhalû cool (but shorter)
long
ɑː zéitā father
ɔː vō bore
ázpī cheese
lūgá, û́ rule
Diphthongs
aɪ̯ ailī́ lie
aʊ̯ táus loud
au̯ báûī pausa (Spanish)
eɪ̯ préik name
eʊ̯ téuk euro (Czech)
eu̯ héû neutro (Spanish)
oɪ̯ kôiá, verói join (some accents)
oʊ̯ ôu bone
ou̯ lốû bou (Spanish)
wa Gû́am wack
gû́en went
we bû́e joué (French)
û́i will
wi naû́it, súi weep (but shorter)
Stress
ˈ Stress falls on the marked syllable of a word
Kihā́mmic language
Orthography Panlaffic alphabet
Phonology IPA for Kihā́mmicPhonology
Grammar AdjectivesAdverbsArticlesNounsVerbsWord order
Vocabulary Basic phrasesConjunctionsColoursCountriesDaysDictionary entriesIdiomsKinshipMonthsPoints of the compassPrepositionsSeasonsSwadesh listWeather
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Example texts The Lord's PrayerThe North Wind and the SunThe Tower of BabelThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Other KihāmátKihā́mmic Institute of Language and LinguisticsPanlaffic languages