Orthography

Consonants

Working orthography IPA Example words
ب /b/ بار   /ba:r/  ‘cargo’
Ù¾ /p/ پار /pa:r/ ‘last year’
Ú© /k/ كار /ka:r/ ‘job’
د /d/ دار /da:r/ ‘wood’
Ú˜ /Ê’/ ژیر /Ê’ir/ ‘clever’
Ø´ /ʃ/ شیر /ʃir/ ‘milk’
Ù… /m/ میر /mir/ ‘prince’
ز /z/ زۆر /zo:r/ ‘many’
س /s/ سۆر /s:or/ ‘red’
ج /dÊ’/ جۆر /dÊ’o:r/ ‘type’
Ú¯ /g/ Ú¯ÙˆÚµ /gul/ ‘flower’

 

Vowels

Working Orthography IPA Example Words
ا /a:/ مار /ma:r/ ‘snake’
ÛŒ /i/ شیر /ʃir/ ‘milk’
Û† /o:/ زۆر /zo:r/ ‘many’
Ùˆ /u/ گوڵ /gul/ ‘flower’

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