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

Consonants
IPA Examples English approximation
b About this soundbuna, bler bike
d About this sounddent, dubel done
[1] About this soundagid, jet dew (British English)
f fitg, flad, About this soundclav fast
ɡ About this soundgat, galant gas
k carr, architect, About this soundaug, kiosc, quai scar
l About this soundlavar, milli, val lip
ʎ About this soundegl, About this soundglieud, About this soundbigliet roughly like million
m milli, About this soundum mother
n About this soundnanin, onns nest
ŋ About this soundsaung, About this soundlungatg sing
ɲ About this soundbogn, About this soundgnierv roughly like canyon
p About this soundpapetaria, appartament, verb spin
r ʁ[2] About this soundroda, About this soundcarr, meglra water (American English) or French rose
s About this soundvossa, About this soundnus sorry
ʃ schanza, About this soundglisch, About this soundpuspei, scopo ship
t About this soundteater, ti, agid star
ts About this soundcefra, bellezza, zunt cats
[1] About this soundchasa, About this soundtgamin stew (British English)
About this soundrumantsch, About this soundtschetschapuorla chew
v About this soundgrava, watt vent
z About this soundcasa, About this soundrosa zipper
ʒ About this soundsbagl, Svizra, branscha, About this soundGrischun measure
Marginal consonants
h[3] About this soundhaluncs, hobi hat
Dialectal consonants
ç About this soundamih hue
Semivowels
j About this soundjeu, Italia, yak you
w About this soundquel, ual, walkman wine
Vowels
IPA Examples English approximation
a About this soundbanc, clav roughly like father
ə ~ ɐ[4] About this soundcasa, About this soundmellen comma or gut
e bler, About this soundpér roughly like pay
ɛ è, About this soundpèr bed
i ti, About this soundhistoric see
ɔ About this soundpom, toc off
o About this soundbiro, ovra law (British English)
u o ~ ʊ[2] bun, About this soundudir tool or pull
Dialectal vowels[5]
ø About this soundchaschöl, About this soundögl roughly like hurt
y About this soundmür, About this soundbügl roughly like cute
 
Suprasegmentals
IPA Examples English example
ˈ About this soundcomba [ˈkɔmbɐ] bottle
ˌ libramain [ˌlibrəˈmaːin] intonation
. About this soundgïun [dʒi.ˈun] moai
ː About this sounddar [daːr] long vowel
◌̯[6] About this soundcuort [kuɔ̯rt] now

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b [dʑ] and [tɕ] are also respectively transcribed as [ɟ] and [c] by some linguists.
  2. ^ a b Realization varies among dialects.
  3. ^ ⟨h⟩ is aspirated only in interjections and loanwards.
  4. ^ Pronunciation varies between the two realizations.
  5. ^ Only in Putèr and Vallader dialects and German borrowings.
  6. ^ Used to denote the second element of a falling diphthong.