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
d d do
dz j pads
ǰ hedge
ɡ g gate
ɣ French-like 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
IPA Georgian Romanization English approximation
ɑ a bra
ɛ e bell
i i feel
ɔ o law
u u moon


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ejective consonants, which do not occur in English, are voiceless consonants that are pronounced with pressure from the throat rather than the lungs.