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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Kihā́mmic pronunciations. English approximations are loose in some cases and are only intended to give a general idea of the pronunciation. Stress is always marked with an acute accent (´) on the appropriate vowel. See "Phonology" for more information.

IPA Examples nearest English equivalent
Consonants
p pádû spill
l nalá left
ɫ lk peel
m lốmô man
ɱ ámsymphony
n núk nice
ŋ ū́dang thing
d dárat debt
h hā́n ham
ɦ ikhá ahead, hořet (Czech)
k knát scold
ɹ rā́t red
ɾ eropá palavra (Portuguese)
b bōá bill
θ zā́þ thought
ð kaiþá they
v ve very
z ázzebra
ʒ žáû pleasure
f lafá file
g ggrant
s sū́ same
ʃ kánš shop
t͡ʃ ā́č chip
t t stand
j yék yes
d͡z yadzá pounds
d͡ʒ ánû jump
akgál black coat
ç əkghál, yégkhān hue, ich (German)
gká bag guard
t͡s tsíng cats
Syllabic consonants
blg offal (though not velarised)
ɫ̩ plawful
átm rhythm
knát even
ɾ̩ krkrk (Czech, but untrilled)
kzá onomatopoeic sound of a bee
čsá onomatopoeic hiss of a snake
IPA Examples nearest English equivalent
Monophthongs
short
a dozá stack
ɛ sénse let
e sénse café
ɒ dolgá got
o tôván au (French)
ɔ tōkezá law (but shorter)
ɪ íztāk sit
i agənamīšānatī́zô, Škipərīá happy, fini (French)
ə ədás runner
ɜ šə́d bird (but shorter)
ʊ úþ book
u éhalû cool (but shorter)
long
ɑː zéitā father
ɔː vōbore
ázpī cheese
lūgá, û́rule
Diphthongs
aɪ̯ ailī́ lie
aʊ̯ táus loud
au̯ báûī pausa (Spanish)
eɪ̯ préik name
eʊ̯ téuk euro (Czech)
eu̯ héû neutro (Spanish)
oɪ̯ kôiá, verói join (some accents)
oʊ̯ ôubone
ou̯ lốû bou (Spanish)
wa Gû́am wack
gû́en went
we bû́e wedding
û́iwill
wi naû́it, súi weep (but shorter)
Stress
ˈ Stress falls on the marked syllable of a word

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