The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Occitan language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see ((IPA-oc)) and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Pronunciation § Entering IPA characters.

Unless otherwise noted, examples are in Languedocien. See Occitan phonology for a more thorough look at the sounds of Occitan.

Consonants
IPA Examples English approximation
b blau, vent, (Auvergnat, Limousin, Provençal) libertat blunt
β gravilh, libertat between baby and bevy
d domeni, mandra, (Auvergnat, Limousin, Provençal) unida doom
dz dotzen, (Auvergnat, Limousin) messatge, genolh, jovença between buds and budge
messatge, genolh, jovença budge
ð unida that
f fàcia frank
ɡ gròs, bilingüe, (Auvergnat, Limousin, Provençal) agradar, liguèron gallon
ɣ agradar, liguèron between gold and ahold
k caissa, quant, long scanner
l lièch, espatla, filh long
ʎ familha bullion
m mascle, ambedós moment
n natura, colomb, banh need
ŋ sang, banquièr lung
ɲ montanha canyon
p pichon lisp
r rrer, rascanhós trilled r
ɾ córrer, malaürós atom (AmE)
s solelh, amiss, servici, esboçar between sip and ship
t temps, sard still
ts trobairitz, accion, (Auvergnat, Limousin) chèc between cats and catch
nuechòla, chèc, freg catch
z musica, utilizar, esboçar between zone and genre
Local consonants
h (Gascon) hemna/femna high
ʀ (Provençal) Arle French Arles
ʃ (Auvergnat) servici, (Gascon) Fois ship
v (Auvergnat, Limousin, Provençal) vent valid
ʒ (Gascon) joenessa, (Provençal) age genre
Vowels
IPA Examples English approximation
a quatre, ànec, camaièu father
e fetge, embestiar, (Auvergnat, Limousin) mètge say
ɛ mètge, benlèu sect
i vitz, Loís cease
ɔ escòla, doás, (Auvergnat, Limousin) camaièu off
u Tolosa, soi, valorós soup
y luna, futur, bonaür, (Gascon) cuol French rue, German Blüte
Local vowels
ə (Auvergnat) fetge, embestiar alike
o (Limousin) còsta sport (RP)
œ (Auvergnat, Limousin, Provençal) flha blur
(Auvergnat) pòrta, (Provençal) bòna war
 
Semivowels
IPA Examples English approximation
j ia, fièira, embestiar, luòc, (Limousin) familha yes
w clau, plòure, oèst, qüadragenari, (Gascon, Limousin, Provençal) mal swallow
ɥ uèlh, ambigüitat, (Auvergnat) ajuidar between yet and wet; French nuit
 
Suprasegmentals
IPA Examples Explanation
ˈ plaça [ˈplasɔ] primary stress
ˌ vertadièrament [beɾtaˌðjɛɾɔˈmen] secondary stress
. via [ˈbi.ɔ] syllable break
ː (Limousin) chastanhas [tsaːˈtaɲaː] long vowel or geminated consonant

References