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The chart below shows the difference between S. L. Wong (romanization), Guangdong Romanization, Cantonese Pinyin, Jyutping, Yale, Sidney Lau, Meyer–Wempe, along with IPA, S. L. Wong phonetic symbols and Cantonese Bopomofo.

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Initials

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  IPA S. L.
Wong
Phonetic
Symbols
Bopomofo
Extended
S. L.
Wong
Romanization
Guangdong
Romanization
Cantonese
Pinyin
Jyutping Yale Sidney
Lau
Meyer–
Wempe
[p] /b/ b b b b b b p
[pʰ] /p/ p p p p p p p'
[m] /m/ m m m m m m m
[f] /f/ f f f f f f f
[t] /d/ d d d d d d t
[tʰ] /t/ t t t t t t t'
[n] /n/ n n n n n n n
[l] /l/ l l l l l l l
[k] /g/ g g g g g g k
[kʰ] /k/ k k k k k k k'
[ŋ] /ŋ/ ng ng ng ng ng ng ng
[h] /h/ h h h h h h h
[ts] /dz/ dz z dz z j j ts
[tɕ] /dz₂/ dj j dz z j j ch
[tsʰ] /ts/ ts c ts c ch ch ts'
[tɕʰ] /ts₂/ ch q ts c ch ch ch'
[s] /s/ s s s s s s s
[ɕ] /s₂/ sh x s s s s sh
[kʷ] /gw/ ㄍㄨ gw gu gw gw gw gw kw
[kʷʰ] /kw/ ㄎㄨ kw ku kw kw kw kw k'w
[j] /j/ y y j j y y y/i
[w] /w/ w w w w w w w/oo

Finals

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  IPA S. L.
Wong
Phonetic
Symbols
Bopomofo Extended S. L.
Wong
Romanization
Guangdong
Romanization
Cantonese
Pinyin
Jyutping Yale Sidney
Lau
Meyer–
Wempe
[aː] /a/ a a aa aa a a a
[aːi] /ai/ aai ai aai aai aai aai aai
[aːu] /au/ aau ao aau aau aau aau aau
[aːm] /am/ aam am aam aam aam aam aam
[aːn] /an/ aan an aan aan aan aan aan
[aːŋ] /aŋ/ aang ang aang aang aang aang aang
[aːp̚] /ap/ ㄚㆴ aap ab aap aap aap aap aap
[aːt̚] /at/ ㄚㆵ aat ad aat aat aat aat aat
[aːk̚] /ak/ ㄚㆶ aak ag aak aak aak aak aak
[ɐi] /ɐi/ ai ei ai ai ai ai ai
[ɐu] /ɐu/ au eo au au au au au
[ɐm] /ɐm/ ㆰ/ㆱ am em am am am am am/om
[ɐn] /ɐn/ an en an an an an an
[ɐŋ] /ɐŋ/ ang eng ang ang ang ang ang
[ɐp̚] /ɐp/ ㄚㆴ ap eb ap ap ap ap ap/op
[ɐt̚] /ɐt/ ㄚㆵ at ed at at at at at
[ɐk̚] /ɐk/ ㄚㆶ ak eg ak ak ak ak ak
[ɛː] /ɛ/ e é e e e e e
[ei] /ei/ ei éi ei ei ei ei ei
()* [ɛːu] /ɛu/ ㄝㄨ     eu eu      
()* [ɛːm] /ɛm/ ㄝㆬ     em em      
()* [ɛːn] /ɛn/ ㄝㄣ     en en      
() [ɛːŋ] /ɛŋ/ ㄝㆭ eng éng eng eng eng eng eng
()* [ɛːp̚] /ɛp/ ㄝㆴ     ep ep      
( ) [ɛːt̚] /ɛt/ ㄝㆵ     et et      
() [ɛːk̚] /ɛk/ ㄝㆶ ek ég ek ek ek ek ek
[iː] /i/ i i i i i i i
[iːu] /iu/ ㄧㄨ iu iu iu iu iu iu iu
[iːm] /im/ ㄧㆬ im im im im im im im
[iːn] /in/ ㄧㄣ in in in in in in in
[eŋ] /eŋ/ ing ing ing ing ing ing ing
[iːp̚] /ip/ ㄧㆴ ip ib ip ip ip ip ip
[iːt̚] /it/ ㄧㆵ it id it it it it it
[ek̚] /ek/ ㄧㆶ ik ig ik ik ik ik ik
[ɔː] /ɔ/ o o o o o oh oh
[ɔːy] /ɔi/ ㄛㄧ oi oi oi oi oi oi oi
[ou] /ou/ ou ou ou ou ou o o
[ɔːn] /ɔn/ ㄛㄣ on on on on on on on
[ɔːŋ] /ɔŋ/ ong ong ong ong ong ong ong
() [ɔːt̚] /ɔt/ ㄛㆵ ot od ot ot ot ot ot
[ɔːk̚] /ɔk/ ㄛㆶ ok og ok ok ok ok ok
[uː] /u/ u u u u u oo oo
[uːy] /ui/ ㄨㄧ ui ui ui ui ui ooi ooi
[uːn] /un/ ㄨㄣ un un un un un oon oon
[oŋ] /uŋ/ ㄛㆭ ung ung ung ung ung ung ung
[uːt̚] /ut/ ㄨㆵ ut ud ut ut ut oot oot
[ok̚] /uk/ ㄨㆶ uk ug uk uk uk uk uk
[œː] /œ/ eu ê oe oe eu euh oeh
() [œːŋ] /œŋ/ eung êng oeng oeng eung eung eung
() [œːk̚] /œk/ ㄜㆶ euk êg oek oek euk euk euk
() [ɵy] /œy/ ㄜㄩ eue êu oey eoi eui ui ui
() [ɵn] /œn/ eun ên oen eon eun un un
() [ɵt̚] /œt/ ㄛㆵ eut êd oet eot eut ut ut
[yː] /y/ ue ü y yu yu ue ue
[yːn] /yn/ ㄩㄣ uen ün yn yun yun uen uen
[yːt̚] /yt/ ㄩㆵ uet üd yt yut yut uet uet
[m̩] /m/ m m m m m m m
[ŋ̍] /ŋ/ ng ng ng ng ng ng ng

Tones

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IPA Jyutping Cantonese
Pinyin
Yale Guangdong
Romanization
Sidney
Lau
íː i1 i1 ī i1 i
îː i1 i1 ì i1 i1
ǐː i2 i2 í i2 i2
īː i3 i3 i i3 i3
i̭ː i4 i4 ìh i4 i4
i̬ː i5 i5 íh i5 i5
ìː i6 i6 ih i6 i6
ɪ́k̚ ik1 ik7 īk ig1 ik1
ɪ̄k̚ ik3 ik8 ik ig3 ik3
ɪ̀k̚ ik6 ik9 ihk ig6 ik6