Help:IPA for Georgian

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

See Georgian phonology for a more thorough discussion of the sounds of Georgian.

IPA Georgian Romanization English approximation
b b bash
ɡ g gate
d d do
v v van
z z zoo
t' table
k (ejective) [1]
l l leaf
m m much
n n not
p (ejective)[1]
ʒ ž vision
r r road
s s sue
t (ejective)[1]
p' pan
k' can
ɣ French-like R
q (ejective)[1]
ʃ š shoe
tʃʰ č' choose
tsʰ c' tsunami
dz j pads
tsʼ c (ejective)[1]
tʃʼ č (ejective)[1]
x x Bach
ǰ hedge
h h head
IPA Georgian Romanization English approximation
ɑ a bra
ɛ e bell
i i feel
ɔ o law
u u moon


  1. ^ a b c d e f Ejective consonants, which do not occur in English, are voiceless consonants that are pronounced with pressure from the throat rather than the lungs.