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

IPA Orthography English
approximation
b б about
d д death
ж jump
f ф food
ɡ г ago
j й yet, toy
k к school
l л late
m м much
n н not
ŋ ң wing
ɴ
p п span
q к k in the throat
r р AmE pretty or Scottish r
ʁ г French rouge
s с see
ʃ ш shoe
t т stable
ts ц bits
ч change
v в vase
χ х Scottish loch
z з zip


Vowels
IPA Orthography English
approximation
ɑ а father
e е, э bed
i и sick
o о Leo
ø ө Øresund
u у wood
ɯ ы somewhat like roses
y ү somewhat like cute

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