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

Consonants
IPA Orthography English approximation Fijian example
β v vase, but with both lips vinaka (/βi.na.ka/)
j y (often silent) yes yaqona (/jaˈᵑɡona/
f[1] f[2] father (/fa.ða/
ð c then moce (/mo.ðe/)
h h[3] hello
k k sky kakua (/ka.ku.a/)
l l less liu (/li̯u/)
m m mum me (/me/
mb b number bula (/ᵐbu.la/
n n noon na (/na/
nd d and Nadi (/ˈnan.di/)
ɳɖ nr Above, but with the tongue curled or pulled back
ndʒ j, di ([ndʒi]) ienious
ŋ g song turaga (/tu.ra.ŋa/)
ŋɡ q finger Voreqe (/βoˈreŋ.ɡe/)
p p[4] play pusi (/pu.si/
r r (trilled) Ositerelia (/o.si.te.re.li̯.a)
s s sister Suva (/su.βa/)
t t stop Lautoka (/lɔu̯.to.ka/)
j, ti ([tʃi]) church, venture Josaia (/tʃoˈsɛi.a/), Viti (/βitʃi/)
ɰ w between Spanish fuego and water Wiliame (/ɰi.li.am.e/)
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 American English approximation
a a cat
e e pet
i i seat
o o more
u u coot
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
  1. ^ Sounds /f/, /h/, /p/ used only in loanwords
  2. ^ Only in loanwords
  3. ^ Only in loanwords
  4. ^ Only in loanwords