Wiktionary:About Chinese/Cantonese

Wiktionary uses the Jyutping system to transcribe Guangzhou dialect of Cantonese. See Module:yue-pron for the code.

InitialsEdit

b
/p/
p
/pʰ/
m
/m/
f
/f/
d
/t/
t
/tʰ/
n
/n/
l
/l/
g
/k/
k
/kʰ/
ng
/ŋ/
h
/h/
gw
/kʷ/
kw
/kʰʷ/
w
/w/
z
/ts/
c
/tsʰ/
s
/s/
j
/j/

FinalsEdit

aa
/aː/
aai
/aːi/
aau
/aːu/
aam
/aːm/
aan
/aːn/
aang
/aːŋ/
aap
/aːp/
aat
/aːt/
aak
/aːk/
  ai
/ɐi/
西
au
/ɐu/
am
/ɐm/
an
/ɐn/
ang
/ɐŋ/
ap
/ɐp/
at
/ɐt/
ak
/ɐk/
e
/ɛː/
ei
/ei/
eu
/ɛːu/
em
/ɛːm/
  eng
/ɛːŋ/
ep
/ɛːp/
  ek
/ɛːk/
i
/iː/
  iu
/iːu/
im
/iːm/
in
/iːn/
ing
/ɪŋ/
ip
/iːp/
it
/iːt/
ik
/ɪk/
o
/ɔː/
oi
/ɔːi/
ou
/ou/
  on
/ɔːn/
ong
/ɔːŋ/
  ot
/ɔːt/
ok
/ɔːk/
u
/uː/
ui
/uːi/
    un
/uːn/
ung
/ʊŋ/
  ut
/uːt/
uk
/ʊk/
oe
/œː/
eoi
/ɵy/
    eon
/ɵn/
oeng
/œːŋ/
  eot
/ɵt/
oek
/œːk/
yu
/yː/
      yun
/yːn/
    yut
/yːt/
 
      m
/m̩/
  ng
/ŋ̩/
     

TonesEdit

Tone name jam1 ping4
(陰平)
jam1 soeng5
(陰上)
jam1 heoi3
(陰去)
joeng4 ping4
(陽平)
joeng4 soeng5
(陽上)
joeng4 heoi3
(陽去)
gou1 jam1 jap6
(高陰入)
dai1 jam1 jap6
(低陰入)
joeng4 jap6
(陽入)
Tone Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 (7) 3 (8) 6 (9)
The tone name in English high level or high falling mid rising mid level low falling low rising low level entering high level entering mid level entering low level
Contour ˥ 55 / ˥˧ 53 ˧˥ 35 ˧ 33 ˨˩ 21 ˩˧ 13 ˨ 22 ˥ 5 ˧ 3 ˨ 2
Character Example
Example fan1 fan2 fan3 fan4 fan5 fan6 fat1 faat3 fat6

Romanisation considerationsEdit

On Wiktionary, lazy pronunciations are not included, and high-falling and high-level variants of tone 1 are not differentiated.

Tone change is indicated by hyphen -: (joeng6-2). (Other websites may use an asterisk *.)