vikipeediya:IPA for Khmer

The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Khmer language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles.

Consonants

Full Subscript Initial Value Final Value
្aaក k k[* 1]
្aaខ k
្aaគ k k
្aaឃ k
្aaង ŋ ŋ
្aaច c c[* 1]
្aaឆ none [* 2]
្aaជ c c
្aaឈ none [* 2]
្aaញ ɲ ɲ
្aaដ ɗ[* 3] [* 4]
្aaឋ t̪aaʰ
្aaឌ ɗ
្aaឍ t̪aaʰ
្aaណ [* 5]
្aaត [* 6] [* 1]
្aaថ t̪aaʰ
្aaទ
្aaធ t̪aaʰ
្aaន
្aaប ɓ[* 7][* 8] p[* 1]
្aaផ p
្aaព p p
្aaភ p
្aaម m m
្aaយ j j
្aaរ r r[* 9]
្aaល [* 10]
្aaវ ʋ ʋ
្aaស s h[* 11]
្aaហ h none [* 2]
្aaឡ none [* 2]
្aaអ ʔ none [* 2]


Dependent Vowels

Vowel 1st Series Value 2nd Series Value[* 12]
ɑaaɑ (ɑaaː) ɔaaɔ (ɔaaː)
aa (aː) ɨaaə
ឣaaិ ə ɨ
ឣaaី əaaj ii (iː)
ឣaaឹ ə ɨ
ឣaaឺ əaaɨ ɨaaɨ (ɨaaː)
ឣaaុ o u
ឣaaូ oo (oː) uu (uː)
ឣaaួ [* 13]
ឣaaើ əaaə (əaaː)
ឣaaឿ ɨaaə[* 13]
ឣaaៀ [* 13]
ឣaaេ ei ee (eː)
ឣaaែ ae ɛaaɛ (ɛaaː)
ឣaaៃ aj ej
ឣaaោ ao ou
ឣaaៅ aw ɨaaw
ឣaaុaaំ om um
ឣaaំ ɑaam um
ឣaaាaaំ am oa
ឣaaះ ah eah
ឣaaិaaះ əaah ih
ឣaaុaaះ oh uh
ឣaaេaaះ eih ih
ឣaaោaaះ ɑaah ʊaaəaah

Notes

  1. a aa i E All final stops in Khmer are unreleased.
  2. a aa i E u never occurs at the end of words
  3. typically an implosive, sometimes allophonic with d
  4. typically pronounced dentally, but does not contrast phonemically with t
  5. typically pronounced dentally, but does not contrast phonemically with n
  6. sometimes an allophone of ɗ
  7. typically an implosive, sometimes allophonic with b
  8. Allophonic with p when it occurs as the first consonant in a consonant cluster.
  9. Word final r is not pronounced in Standard Khmer, only some dialects of Khmer in Cambodia and notably Thailand pronounce it.
  10. typically pronounced dentally, but does not contrast phonemically with l
  11. norm in most dialects including the standard
  12. Khmer consonants belong to two classes that dictate the value of dependent vowels.
  13. a aa i same value in both series sandarbh truti: Invalid <ref> tag; name "indis" defined multiple times with different content sandarbh truti: Invalid <ref> tag; name "indis" defined multiple times with different content