Help:IPA/Quechua
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Consonants
IPA Quechua alphabet (Peru - Ministry of Education) Examples English approximation
h h huñuy, muhu house
j y yana, ayni yes
k k kuntur, puka scat
k? ~ ? ~ x -k (syllable ending) waktay, rikra doctor
k? ~ kx ~ x kh khuyay cat
k' k' k'ispa like scar but with a restriction of air
l l layu, phalay lamp
? ll llapa, allqu billion
m m marka, pampa map
n n nina none
? ñ wiñay similar to canyon
p p pirqa spat
? ~ ? -p (syllable ending) rapra, qhichipra
p? ~ p? ~ ? ph phiña, phatay pan, sphere
p' p' p'unchaw like spat but with a restriction of air
q q qam, nuqa similar to scat but deeper in the throat
? ~ ? -q (syllable ending) paqta, aqllay
q? ~ ? qh qhapaq similar to cat but deeper in the throat
q' q' q'isa similar to the /q/ sound but with a restriction of air
? r runtu, yawar better in American English
s s sunqu, wasi son
? sh mishi shave
t t tinku, pata stunt
t? ~ ts ~ ? th thamay, thanta top
t' t' t'utura, t'uqyay like top but with a restriction of air
t? ch chunka, pacha church
t ~ ? chh chhalla, chhulla church
t?' ch' ch'aska like church but with a restriction of air
w w wañuy, kawsay water
Vowels
IPA Quechua alphabet (Peru - Ministry of Education) Examples English approximation
a a karu father
? i nina lip
? i (near uvular consonants) qichwa, qullqi, yachachiq pet
? u kusi hook
? u (near uvular consonants) qusqu, q'umir, atuq more

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