Help:IPA for Walloon

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The chart below shows how the International Phonetic Alphabet(IPA) represents Walloon pronunciation in Wikipedia articles.[1]

English approximations are in some cases very rough, and only intended to give a general idea of the pronunciation.

  IPA   Examples English approximation
b beau
ç hue
d deût do
d͡ʒ moes d' djanvî jeep
f f festival
ɡ gain
k stoumak, cwand sky
l lére loo
m monde moo
n nawe no
ɲ dignité roughly like canyon
p sûner, cénk spy
ʀ arester No English equivalent
s sing
ʃ chal, schåvler shelf
t stop
t͡ʃ tchestea chip
v love
χ no English equivalent; similar to Scottish loch or German Bach but further back
z zoo
j yes
w wind
  IPA   Examples English approximation
a between pat and bra
ɑ spa
e bén like hey without the glide
ɛ bet
i see
o open
ɔ law
u coot
ʊ book
y no English equivalent; French rue; rounded see


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