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.

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

Notes[edit]

  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.