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Help:IPA/Gujarati

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

See Gujarati phonology for a more thorough discussion of the sounds of Gujarati.

Consonants
IPA Gujarati IAST English approximation
b b bat
bh abhor
c choose
tʃʰ ch approach-here
d d other
dh adhere
ɖ dog
ɖʱ ḍh guardhouse
ɡ g gate
ɡʱ gh gherkin
h head
ɦ h ahead
j y yak
j jack
dʒʱ jh hedgehog
k k scold
kh khan
l l leaf
ɭ l swedish sorrl
m m much
n n not
ɳ burner
ɲ ñ canyon
ŋ bank
p p pan
or f ph cup-holder
ɾ r rat
s s sue
ʂ roughly like worship
ɕ ś roughly like sheep
t t thank
th thank
ʈ table
ʈʰ ṭh art-historian
ʋ v vine
Vowels
IPA Gujarati IAST English approximation
ə અ, ક a euphoria
ɑ આ, કા ā bra
એ, કે e Somewhat like wait
ɛ ઍ, કૅ â bed
i ઇ/ ઈ, કિ/ કી i happy
ઓ, કો o old
ɔ ઑ, કૉ ô off
u ઉ/ ઊ, કુ/ કૂ u look
əj ઐ, કૈ ai Somewhat like bail
əʋ ઔ, કૌ au Somewhat like float


Other symbols
IPA Gujarati IAST English equivalent
◌̃ nasal vowel ([õː], etc.)
ˈ stress
(placed before stressed syllable)

Notes