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Pronunciation Key: Quick Reference

  • \ ə \ as a in abut
  • \ ˈə ˌə \ as u in abut
  • \ ə \ as e in kitten
  • \ ə r \ as ur/er in further
  • \ a \ as a in ash
  • \ ā \ as a in ace
  • \ ä \ as o in mop
  • \ au̇ \ as ou in out
  • \ b \ as in baby
  • \ ch \ as ch in chin
  • \ d \ as d in did
  • \ e \ as e in bet
  • \ ˈē ˌē \ as ea in easy
  • \ ē \ as y in easy
  • \ f \ as f in fifty
  • \ g \ as g in go
  • \ h \ as h in hat
  • \ i \ as i in hit
  • \ ī \ as i in ice
  • \ j \ as j in job
  • \ k \ as k in kin
  • \ ḵ \ as ch in ich dien
  • \ l \ as l in lily
  • \ m \ as m in murmur
  • \ n \ as n in own
  • \ ŋ \ as ng in sing
  • \ ō \ as o in go
  • \ ȯ \ as aw in law
  • \ ȯ i \ as oy in boy
  • \ p \ as p in pepper