Help:IPA for Malayalam

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

IPA Malayalam English approximation
b "p" in a low tone
t͡ʃ church
t͡ʃʰ church
ɕ sheep
ɖ dog ([t] on a low tone)
ɖʱ dog ([ts] on a low tone)
ɠ go ([tɕ] on a low tone)
ɡʱ gone ([k] on a low tone)
h head
d͡ʒ junior
d͡ʒʱ judge
k 'coat
can
ɭ swedish sorrl
ɻ run
m mall
ŋ sing
ɲ as the Spanish "ñ"
p pain
r cur'd
ɾʲ (no equivalent)
ʂ as a "hs"
s so
t toolbar
j yes
ʋ (no equivalent)
IPA Malayalam English approximation
Vowels
kart
e Spanish "e"
double "e"
i ി see
Irving
o Spanish "o"
cort
u full
fool
An Effect Vowel
Effect Malayalam Effect
Consonant