Help:IPA/Occitan

The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Occitan pronunciations in Wikipedia articles.

See Occitan phonology for a more thorough look at the sounds of Occitan.

IPAExamplesEnglish approximation
Consonants
bblaublunt
βgravilhbetween baby and bevy
ddomenidoom
ðunidathat
messatgemagic
ffàciafrank
ɡgròsguardian
ɣagradarbetween a light go and ahold
kcaissascanner
llièchlong
ʎfamilhabullion
mmasclemoment
nnatura, colombneed
ŋsanglung
ɲmontanhacanyon
ppichonlisp
rrrertrilled 'r'
ɾmalaüróslike ladder in American English
ssolelhsoldier
ttempsstill
tstrobairitzboots
nuechòlachocolate
zutilizarzebra
IPAExamplesEnglish approximation
Vowels
aquatresack
efetgesay (without the y sound)
ɛmètgesect
ivitzcease
ɔescòlaoff
uTolosasoup
ylunaas in French rue and German Blüte
IPAExamplesEnglish equivalent
Semivowels
jieuyes
wclauswallow
ɥuèlhas in French nuit
IPA: Diphthongs
IPAExamplesEnglish
approximation
ajmairetie
ejreibay
ɛjglèisa
ɔjjòiaboy
ɔwplòure
awpausanow
ewEuròpa
ɛwbenlèu
jaembestiaryard
jeorientalyes
fr
lcyawn
juaccionyou
iwviurebeware
ujsoiyou yawned
waqüadragenariwag
webilingüewait
stwet
ɥɛflha
dswar
wiLsweed
ɥiambigüitat
IPA: Triphthongs
IPAExamplesEnglish
approximation
jawsuau
jejfieiral
jɛjfièira
jewieu
jɛwcamaièu
jɔwbuòu
ɥɛjpuèi

Local pronunciations

IPA Examples English equivalent
Auvergnat
v vent valid
œ fuelha blur
ʃ servici shoe
pòrta war
ɥi ajuidar
œj nueit
IPA Examples English equivalent
Gascon
ʒ joença measure
h hemna high
ʃ Foish shoe
yw cuu
wew ueu
IPA Examples English equivalent
Limousin
v vent valid
œ fuelha blur
o còsta between spoke and sport
IPA Examples English equivalent
Provençal
v vent valid
ʒ age measure
œ fuelha blur
bòna war
ʀ Arle French r