Help:IPA/Paraguayan Guarani

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The chart below the ways in which IPA represents Guarani pronunciations

Consonants
IPA Guarani Examples English equivalent
d͡ʒ j jagua, jaguarete justice
ɰ g guarani, gotyo No English equivalent
ɰ̃ uahẽ, uaiui No English equivalent
ɟ j jagua, jaguarete dew (UK)
k k ka’a, ka’aguy school
l l liméta, lembu late
m m mombe’u, maína mass
ᵐb mb mburika, mburuvicha amber
n n nahániri, nandi night
ⁿd nd nde, ndaipóri hand
ⁿt nt sapy’ánte, mante mount
ᵑg ng ñe’ẽngatu finger
ɲ ñ año, aña Spanish año
p p py, peteĩ spare
r rr chavurro, arro Rolled r
ɾ r ára, rei Trilled r as Spanish caro
s s sa’i, so’o same
ɕ ch chipa, chicharõ show
t t taita, tahýi stand
x h he, oho German Bach or Scottish loch
ʋ v vosa, viru Between vine and wine
ʔ hae, hoa the glottal stops in uh-oh!
Vowels
IPA Guarani
a a
ã ã
e e
i i
ĩ ĩ
ɨ y
ɨ̃
o o
õ õ
u u
ũ ũ
Semivowels
IPA Example English equivalent
j pundie, mokõi you, boy
w karãu, tetéu watch, cow
Stress and syllabification
IPA Description
ˈ The stress is marked with an acute accent (´). When omitted, the stress falls on the last syllable.
. The syllabification is when there are two different vowels, as in "péa [ˈpe.a]" (this)

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