Help:IPA/Fijian

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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Fijian language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see {{IPA-fj}} and Template:Section link.

Consonants
IPA Orthography English approximation
Template:IPAlink v roughly like vase
Template:IPAlink c then
Template:IPAlink y (often silent) yes
Template:IPAlink k sky
Template:IPAlink l less
Template:IPAlink m mum
mb b amber
Template:IPAlink n noon
nd d dandy
ɳɖ nr Andrew
ndʒ j, di ([ndʒi]) ienious
Template:IPAlink g song
ŋɡ q finger
Template:IPAlink r (trilled)
Template:IPAlink s sister
Template:IPAlink t stop
Template:IPAlink j, ti ([tʃi]) church, venture
Template:IPAlink w roughly like water
Stress
IPA Example Note
ˈ siga [ˈsiŋa],

cauravou [ðɔuraˈβou]

Stress falls on the penultimate syllable if the final vowel is short,

on the final syllable if it has a long vowel or a diphthong.

Vowels
IPA Orthography English approximation
Template:IPAlink a cat
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Template:IPAlink e pet
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Template:IPAlink i seat
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Template:IPAlink o more
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Template:IPAlink u coot
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Diphthongs
ei ei grey
eu eu Spanish Europa
ɛi ai between may and my
iu iu Brazilian Portuguese Brasil
oi oi coy
ou ou know
ɔu au between know and now