Help:IPA/Finnish: Difference between revisions

rv - seems these discrepancies have been a part of Finnish phonology for some time, I'll let other editors decide whether to keep this kind of transcription here and there
(partial self rv - these are indeed close-mid, not mid)
(rv - seems these discrepancies have been a part of Finnish phonology for some time, I'll let other editors decide whether to keep this kind of transcription here and there)
|Normally placed on the first syllable.
|-
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''her'''ne'''keit'''to|i=-}}<br/> {{IPA|[ˈher.neˈkːeitnekˈkejt.to]}}
|Both first syllables in some compound words.
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA link|o̞|o}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''o'''ksa|i=-}}
|plike th'''oought'''ke but shorter
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA link|o̞|oː}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|k'''oo'''staa|i=-}}
|chs'''oaw'''re
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA link|ø̞|ø}}</big>
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA link|ɤ}}</big>
| Estonian only: {{wikt-lang|et|'''õ'''lu}}
|Somewhat like w'''oo'''d; [[Received Pronunciation|RP]] long '''a'''go
|No English equivalent; somewhat like w'''oo'''d
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA link|ɤː}}</big>
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA link|yː}}</big>
|Finnish {{wikt-lang|fi|r'''yy'''ppy|i=-}}<br />{{nowrap|Estonian {{wikt-lang|et|r'''üü'''pa}}}}
|Somewhat like t'''oo'''
| Same as above but longer
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! colspan=4| [[Diphthong]]
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| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|ɑiɑj}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''ai'''ka|i=-}}
|'''ai'''sle, '''eye'''
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|ɑuɑw}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''au'''ra|i=-}}
|h'''ow''' (British)
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|æiæj}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''äi'''ti|i=-}}
|m'''ai'''n in some Australian dialects
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|æyæɥ}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|t'''äy'''tyy|i=-}}
|d'''ow'''n (American)
|no English equivalent
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|eiej}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''ei'''|i=-}}, {{wikt-lang|fi|h'''ei'''|i=-}}
|h'''ey'''d'''ay'''
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|euew}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|n'''eu'''traali|i=-}}
|No English equivalent. Spanish and Italian n'''eu'''tro.
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|ey}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|kesk'''ey'''tyä|i=-}}
|no English equivalent
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|ieie̯}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|k'''ie'''li|i=-}} (standard pronunciation)
|no English equivalent
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|iuiw}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|v'''iu'''lu|i=-}}
|No English equivalent; somewhat like wk'''ooiw'''di
|no English equivalent
|-
|}
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| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|iy}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|siist'''iy'''tyä|i=-}}
|noNo English equivalent
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| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|oioj}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|k'''oi'''ttaa|i=-}}, {{wikt-lang|fi|k'''oe'''ttaa|i=-}}
|c'''oi'''n
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|ouow}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''ou'''to|i=-}}
|American pronunciation of n'''o''', '''oh'''
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|øiøj}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|t'''öi'''tä|i=-}}
|No English equivalent. French f'''eui'''lle.
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|øyøɥ}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|p'''öy'''ristyä|i=-}}
|roughly like the British pronunciation of n'''o''', '''oh'''
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|uiuj}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|m'''ui'''ta|i=-}}
|No English equivalent. Spanish m'''uy''', French gren'''oui'''lle, Portuguese an'''ui'''s, Italian l'''ui'''.
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|uouo̯}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|S'''uo'''mi|i=-}} (standard pronunciation)
|Somewhat like '''Woahwoah'''. Spanish acent'''úo''', Italian s'''uo'''.
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|yiyj}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|s'''yi'''tä|i=-}}
|No English equivalent. Somewhat like French h'''ui'''t.
|-
| style="text-align:center;" |<big>{{IPA|yø̯}}</big>
| {{wikt-lang|fi|'''yö'''|i=-}}, {{wikt-lang|fi|t'''yö'''tä|i=-}} (standard pronunciation)
|noNo English equivalent. French poll'''ueu'''se.
|}
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