Phonetic Symbols

Phonetic Symbols

 

Consonants
p pen, copy, happen
b back, baby, job
t tea, tight, button
d day, ladder, odd
k key, clock, school
g get, giggle, ghost
church, match, nature
judge, age, soldier
f fat, coffee, rough, photo
v view, heavy, move
θ thing, author, path
ð this, other, smooth
s soon, cease, sister
z zero, music, roses, buzz
ʃ ship, sure, national
ʒ pleasure, vision
h hot, whole, ahead
m more, hammer, sum
n nice, know, funny, sun
ŋ ring, anger, thanks, sung
l light, valley, feel
r right, wrong, sorry, arrange
j yet, use, beauty, few
w wet, one, when, queen
ʔ (glottal stop)
department, football

 

Vowels
ɪ kit, bid, hymn, minute
e dress, bed, head, many
æ trap, bad
ɒ lot, odd, wash
ʌ strut, mud, love, blood
ʊ foot, good, put
fleece, sea, machine
face, day, break
price, high, try
ɔɪ choice, boy
goose, two, blue, group
əʊ goat, show, no
mouth, now
ɪə near, here, weary
square. fair, various
ɑː start, father
ɔː thought, law, north, war
ʊə poor, jury, cure
ɜː nurse, stir, learn, refer
ə about, common, standard
i happy, radiate. glorious
u thank you, influence, situation
suddenly, cotton
middle, metal
ˈ (stress mark)

 

 

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