Spelled Pronunciation

[^text] text prefixed with caret indicates the primary stressed syllable. Examples:
ba·to [ba-^to]
e·nig·ma [e-^nig-ma]

Mga Katinig (Consonants)

[b]

bagay,baba, talahib

bat, habit, job

[ch]

t'yaga, t'yempo, kutsara

chapter, cherry, chat

[d]

dapat, sandali, budbod

dog, border, rod

[g]

gaya, pagod, tagalog

garden, organ, dog

[h]

halaman, tahimik, bahay

harmony, home, ahead

[j]

d'yaryo, dyip, tadyang

job, jacket, juggle

[k]

kapit-bisig, sikat, salok

keep, local, speak

[l]

lahi, alamat, halal

language, Philippines, until

[m]

mata, tamis, tanim

mother, camera, steam

[n]

nanay, tanod, kanin

number, analog, pin

[ng]

ngipin, sanga, tanong

hanging, hangar, sing

[p]

plano, pilipino, talop

pronunciation, epic, help

[r]

resibo, trabaho, pintor

republic, strand, star

[s]

sapot, singsing, utos

sample, reason, gas

[t]

tagalog, tatlo, sapot

today, history, about

[w]

wasto, tawag, dalaw

wagon, kiwi, law

[y]

yaman, akyat, sakay

yarn, employee, pray

Mga Patinig (Vowels)

[a]

araw, kahoy, iha

apple, cat, filipina

[e]

enero, terno, parte

embassy, set, water

[i]

ibon, hindi, lahi

information, hit, party

[o]

opo, tanod, salo

odor, core, logo

[u]

umaga, tulog, suki

ultra, put, two

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