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

Consonants
IPA Examples English approximation
b audio speaker iconbuna, bler bike
d audio speaker icondent, dubel done
[1] audio speaker iconagid, jet dew (British English)
f fitg, flad, audio speaker iconclav fast
ɡ audio speaker icongat, galant gas
k carr, architect, audio speaker iconaug, kiosc, quai scar
l audio speaker iconlavar, milli, val lip
ʎ audio speaker iconegl, audio speaker iconglieud, audio speaker iconbigliet roughly like million
m milli, audio speaker iconum mother
n audio speaker iconnanin, onns nest
ŋ audio speaker iconsaung, audio speaker iconlungatg sing
ɲ audio speaker iconbogn, audio speaker icongnierv roughly like canyon
p audio speaker iconpapetaria, appartament, verb spin
r ʁ[2] audio speaker iconroda, audio speaker iconcarr, meglra water (American English) or French rose
s audio speaker iconvossa, audio speaker iconnus sorry
ʃ schanza, audio speaker iconglisch, audio speaker iconpuspei, scopo ship
t audio speaker iconteater, ti, agid star
ts audio speaker iconcefra, bellezza, zunt cats
[1] audio speaker iconchasa, audio speaker icontgamin stew (British English)
audio speaker iconrumantsch, audio speaker icontschetschapuorla chew
v audio speaker icongrava, watt vent
z audio speaker iconcasa, audio speaker iconrosa zipper
ʒ audio speaker iconsbagl, Svizra, branscha, audio speaker iconGrischun measure
Marginal consonants
h[3] audio speaker iconhaluncs, hobi hat
Dialectal consonants
ç audio speaker iconamih hue
Semivowels
j audio speaker iconjeu, Italia, yak you
w audio speaker iconquel, ual, walkman wine
Vowels
IPA Examples English approximation
a audio speaker iconbanc, clav roughly like father
ə ~ ɐ[4] audio speaker iconcasa, audio speaker iconmellen comma or gut
e bler, audio speaker iconpér roughly like pay
ɛ è, audio speaker iconpèr bed
i ti, audio speaker iconhistoric see
ɔ audio speaker iconpom, toc off
o audio speaker iconbiro, ovra law (British English)
u o ~ ʊ[2] bun, audio speaker iconudir tool or pull
Dialectal vowels[5]
ø audio speaker iconchaschöl, audio speaker iconögl roughly like hurt
y audio speaker iconmür, audio speaker iconbügl roughly like cute
 
Suprasegmentals
IPA Examples English example
ˈ audio speaker iconcomba [ˈkɔmbɐ] bottle
ˌ libramain [ˌlibrəˈmaːin] intonation
. gïunist [dʑi.uˈniʃt] moai
ː audio speaker icondar [daːr] long vowel
◌̯[6] audio speaker iconcuort [kuɔ̯rt] now

Notes

  1. ^ a b [dʑ] and [tɕ] are also respectively transcribed as [ɟ] and [c] by some linguists.
  2. ^ a b Realization varies among dialects.
  3. ^ ⟨h⟩ is aspirated only in interjections and loanwards.
  4. ^ Pronunciation varies between the two realizations.
  5. ^ Only in Putèr and Vallader dialects and German borrowings.
  6. ^ Used to denote the second element of a falling diphthong.