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English Pronunciation

Symbol or combination English Example Spanish Example

Vowels and Diphthongs/Vocales y Dipthongs
ː (length mark) This should appear as a colon (:)  
æ bat, apple  
ɑː farm, calm  
ɛ or e set, less perro
ə above, porter  
ɜː fern, work  
ɪ tip, pity  
see, been vino
ɒ rot, wash corra, torre
ɔː ball, board por
ʊ soot, full  
root, fool  
ʌ come, rum, blood  
lie, fry fraile, vais
now, plough pausa, sauce
fate, say, waiter  
əʊ ago, also, note  
ɛə there, rare, fair  
ɪə here, interior, fear  
ɔɪ toy, voice voy
ʊə allure, pure  

b bet, able tumbar, umbrio
d dime, mended conde, andar
g go, agog grande, rango
h hit, reheat  
j you, pure cuyo, reyes
ŋ bank, singer banco, rango
r rate, sorrow  
ʳ bear, after  
s sit, scent casa, sesión
v vine, river  
w wine, bewail huevo, puede
z zero, roses desde, mismo
ʒ rouge, leisure French: jour, jalousie
page, jail  
ʃ shame, ocean French: chambre, fiche
much, chuck mucho, chocho
θ thin, maths zumbar, ciento
ð this, other todo, hablado
x loch joven, rojo

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