IPA for Maryan Coptic

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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Maryan Coptic pronunciations. English approximations are loose in some cases and are only intended to give a general idea of the pronunciation.

IPA Keys
Aelatha
Attian
Biscayan
Cha
Evonish
Favlona
Hantza
Iaskyon
Jukpë
Kihā́mmic
Kunarek
Lôppic
Maryan Coptic
Mihousapeja
Owaex
Qafesona
Rangyayo
Trây
Umbrean
IPA Examples nearest English equivalent
Consonants
b ⲕⲣⲁⲙ ball
β ⲱⲕ, ⲥⲁ, ⲛⲩ lavar (Spanish)
f ϥⲁⲓ far
h ϩⲓⲙⲉ, ⲉⲛⲉϩ high
j ⲱⲧ, ⲁⲓ yawn
k ⲁϩⲉ, ⲁⲛⲟ scorn
ⲏⲙⲉ ⲙⲟⲕϩ copy
l ⲁⲥ, ⲃⲟ light (light "l")
m , ⲁⲛⲟ meat
n ⲁⲓ, night
ŋ ⲅⲉⲗⲟⲥ, ⲙⲩ sing
p , ⲥⲟ spoon
ⲁϩⲩ, ϣⲏⲣ pint
ɾ ⲩϩⲉ, , ⲛⲟϥⲉ butter (GA), hablar (Spanish)
r ⲓⲟⳕⲣ perro (Spanish)
s ⲱⲛⲉ sentence
ʃ ϣⲓⲕⲉ, ⲁⲛⲁϣ pushed
t ⲱⲣⲉ, ⲁⲫⲟ started
ⲛ̀ⲱⲩ, tire
t͡ʃ ϫⲟⲓ, ⲙⲁϣϫ cheeses
t͡ʃʰ ϭⲟⲓⲥ, ϭⲃⲉ As above, with aspiration
w ⲉⲙⲱ, wink
x ⲗⲁϧⲏⲃⲥ, ⲱⲛϧ loch, хороший (Russian)
ʔ ⲫⲁϩⲩ, ⲩⲣⲟ[1]
/ˈpʰaʔhu/, /uˈɾɔʔ/
uh-oh
IPA Examples nearest English equivalent
Short vowels
ä ϣ prach (Czech)
e ⲙⲁⲑ[2] joué (French)
ɛ ⲁϣϫ, ϩⲙⲥⲉ bed
ə ⲓⲟⲧ, ⲛⲉϩ about
i ϫⲛⲕⲁⲧⲉ, ⲛⲁⲝ[3] lucky, grease
ɪ ⲥⲛⲁⲩ, ϯ(ⲧ)ϩⲓⲙⲉ pick
ɔ ⲛⲉⲛ, ⲛ̀ⲑ choice, słowo (Polish)
o ⲙⲁ, ⲁⲅ[2] bok (Afrikaans)
u ⲥⲩ, ⲧⲁⲓ, ⲧⲏⲣ[3] you, ou (French)
Long vowels
ⲙⲉ, ⲥⲁⲃ Seele (German)
ⲧⲉ, ⲙⲉⲛⲣ Ziel (German)
ϣⲧⲉⲣⲑ, ⲛⲉ åka (Swedish)
ϥⲉ, ⲥⲩⲥ Fuß (German)
Stress
ˈ Primary stress
ˌ Secondary stress
Diphthongs
äɪ̯ ⲁⲓⲁⲓ nice
äʊ̯ ⲁⲩ how
ɛɪ̯ ⲉⲓ say
ɛʊ̯ ⲡⲛⲉⲩⲙⲁ, ϭⲙⲉⲩ no equivalent
əɪ̯ ϩⲃⲱⲓ, ⲁⲕϫⲁⲙⲉⲓ no equivalent
eˑɪ̯ ⲛⲉⲙⲏⲓ say (but longer)
eˑu̯ ⲏⲩ, ⲧⲁϫⲣⲏⲩ no equivalent
iˑu̯ ⲓⲩ ew (but longer)
ɔɪ̯ ϭⲟⲓ moist
ɔu̯ ϩⲟⲩ row
oˑɪ̯ ⲱⲓ moist (but longer)
oˑu̯ ⲉⲥⲱⲩ, ⲱⲩⲧⲉ row (but longer)
uˑɪ̯ ⲩⲓ like chewy
  1. ^ Usually left untranscribed and only found in short stressed vowels.
  2. ^ a b Used in loan words, mainly of Greek origin.
  3. ^ a b Used in loan words, mainly of Greek origin, and morphemes.