It provides a set of symbols to represent the pronunciation of Lithuanian in Wikipedia articles, and example words that illustrate the sounds that correspond to them. Integrity must be maintained between the key and the transcriptions that link here. Some keys are built on consensus more strongly than others; if a large number of transcriptions already use this key, any substantive change to it should be discussed on the talk page first as it would affect a large number of articles.
^Lithuanian makes contrasts between palatalized and unpalatalized consonants. Palatalized consonants are denoted by [ʲ] and are pronounced with the body of the tongue raised toward the hard palate, like the articulation of the y sound in yes.
^ abcdefgPhonemes /f/, /fʲ/, /ɣ/, /ɣʲ/, /x/, /xʲ/, and /ɔ/ occur only in loanwords.
^ ab[ŋ] and [ŋʲ] are allophones of /n/ and /nʲ/, respectively, before velar consonants.