Help:IPA for Inuktitut

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The charts below show the way in which the IPA represents Inuktitut pronunciations in Wikipedia articles.[1]

IPA Syllabics Examples English approximation
Consonants
+ a + + i + + u + final
h u.qa.uh.iː.ti.ɣut hat
p taq.sa.liq.paːq.tut pig
t i.nuk.ti.tut tiger
k u.ka.li.ma.juq kid
ɣ u.qau.miŋ.ɣit Dutch goed, Spanish amigo
m am.ma man
n a.naː.na now
s su.qu.siq.paː sit
l i.li like
j u.qau.si.ʁi.jau.juq you
v iv.vil.li very
ʁ ti.ti.ʁau.siq somewhat like run
q aq.qa scar
ŋ u.ju.ŋa sing
(geminated) ŋː tu.ŋːa.su.ɣit somewhat like sing
ɬ mi.lik.ɬu.ɣit somewhat like play
IPA Syllabic Examples English approximation
Vowels
a aq.qa bra
a.t.tan long a
i i.nuk.ti.tut city
u.qa.ti.si.lt see
u i.nu.it somewhat like good
i.nuk.ti.t.s.ŋu.vit food
Stress
ˈ Primary stress on penultimate syllable (placed before the stressed syllable). The stress is always on the last syllable.
Syllables
. Syllables are between dots. They can be: CVC, CV or V.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Inuktitut language. (2012). Omniglot. Retrieved September 14, 2012, from link