ਮਦਦ:ਬਰਮੀ ਲਈ IPA
See Burmese phonology for a more thorough discussion of the sounds of Burmese.
- Unaspirated, like /p t k/ etc. in Romance or Slavic languages.
- Heavily aspirated.
- The vowel before the /ɴ/ is always nasalized, and if a consonant follows /ɴ/, then the /ɴ/ becomes homorganic with the following consonant.
- A marginal consonant in Burmese, /ɹ/ occurs only in foreign words, and even there is often replaced by /j/ or /l/.
- The sounds [aʊ], [eɪ], [ɪ], [oʊ], and [ʊ] are allophones of /ɔ/, /e/, /i/, /o/, and /u/ respectively, occurring in closed syllables, i.e. before /ɴ/ and /ʔ/.