Phonetic Inventory

“Jargon Free!” is our motto here at spellandsound.com but sometimes a little technical information can help.

The following Phonetic Inventories are courtesy of;

Find your language

French

French phonemic inventory courtesy of UC

German

German phonetic inventory courtesy of UC

Italian

Italian phonemic inventory courtesy of UC

Spanish

Spanish Phonetic Inventory courtesy of UC

Russian

Russian Phonetic Inventory courtesy of UC

Japanese

Japanese Phonetic Inventory courtesy of UC

Cantonese

Cantonese phonetic inventory courtesy of asha

Mandarin

Mandarin Phonetic inventory courtesy of asha

English

English phonetic inventory courtesy UC

Please Note:
Each language not only has it’s own sounds but dialects or accents within the language. The sounds or phonemes presented here are to be used as a base and do not represent all accents or dialects within a language.

Also:
You might find our IPA symbols are different to your’s. Different dictionaries can use different symbols.

Check an example of the word within our individual Best Ways to Say section to see if the sounds are the same.

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