Language/Ewe/Pronunciation/Alphabet

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Phonology[edit | edit source]

Consonants[edit | edit source]

Bilabial Labio

dental

Dental/

Alveolar

Retroflex Palatal Velar Labial-

velar

Glottal
Plosive voiceless p t k k͡p
voiced m ~ b n ~ d ɳ ~ ɖ ŋ ~ ɡ ɡ͡b
Affricate voiceless t͡s
voiced d͡z
Fricative voiceless ɸ f s x
voiced β v z ɣ ~ ɰ ~ w ʁ ~ ʕ ~ ɦ
Trill r
Approximant l ~ l̃ ɲ ~ j
Tap (ɾ ~ ɾ̃)

Vowels[edit | edit source]

Front Central Back
Close i, ĩ u, ũ
Close-mid e, ẽ ə, ə̃ o õ
Open-mid ɛ, ɛ̃ ɔ, ɔ̃
Open a, ã

Orthography[edit | edit source]

The African Reference Alphabet is used.

A a B b D d Ɖ ɖ Dz dz E e Ɛ ɛ F f Ƒ ƒ G g Gb gb Ɣ ɣ
/a/ /b/ /d/ /ɖ/ /d͡z/ /e/, /ə/ /ɛ/ /f/ /ɸ/ /ɡ/ /ɡ͡b/ /ɣ/
H h I i K k Kp kp L l M m N n Ny ny Ŋ ŋ O o Ɔ ɔ P p
/h/ /i/ /k/ /k͡p/ /l/ /m/ /n/ /ɲ/ /ŋ/ /o/ /ɔ/ /p/
R r S s T t Ts ts U u V v Ʋ ʋ W w X x Y y Z z
/r/ /s/ /t/ /t͡s/ /u/ /v/ /β/ /w/ /x/ /j/ /z/

Videos[edit | edit source]

Leçon de langue éwé n° 1 - présentation et alphabet[edit | edit source]

Ewe Language Alphabets[edit | edit source]

Ewe alphabets[edit | edit source]

Contributors

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