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Help:IPA/Kazakh

The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Kazakh language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see {{IPA-kk}} and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Pronunciation § Entering IPA characters.

IPA ! Cyrillic Latin Arabic English approximation
Consonants
b б b ب boat
β somewhat like lava
ɕ ш, щ sh, shch ⟨ش⟩, ⟨شش⟩, sheep
d д d د dice
f ф f ف fat
ɡ г g گ go
h һ h ھ hat
j й ı ي yard, boy
k к k ك skate
l л l ل lie
m м m م moon
n н n ن no
ɴ ң ń ڭ‬ somewhat like bong
ŋ sing
p п p پ spare
q қ q ق Somewhat like ska
ɾ р r ر GA latter
ʁ ғ ǵ ع French rouge
s с s س sick
t т t ت stick
ts ц ts تس cats
ч ch چ cheat
v в v ۆ vase
ɣ г g گ go but without completely blocking airflow on the g
w у ý ۋ water, low
χ х h ح‬ Scottish loch
z з z ز zone
ʑ ж j ج pleasure
IPA Cyrillic Latin Arabic English approximation
Vowels
ɑ a a ا father
æ ә á ٵ‬ cat
e е, э e ە bed
ə ы y ى about
əj и ı ٸ somewhat like price
е, э e ە yell
ɪ і i ٸ kit
o о o و somewhat like no
ø ө ó ٶ‬ nurse
ʊ ұ u ۇ‬ wood
ʏ ү ú ٷ somewhat like cute