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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Romanian language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see {{IPA-ro}}, {{IPAc-ro}} and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Pronunciation § Entering IPA characters.

See Romanian phonology and Romanian alphabet for a more thorough look at the sounds of Romanian.

Consonants
IPA Examples in Romanian English approximation
b ban about
d dop today
[1] ger gender
f foc face
ɡ gol, unghie again
h horn hat
k cal, chip, kilogram, quasar skip
l lună love
m mic moon
n nor name
ŋ[2] lung long
p pas span
r rac, mare curd (Scottish English)
s sare sun
ʃ șarpe shape
t tare stop
ts[1] țară cats
[1] cer choose
v val, watt voice
z zid zone
ʒ jar measure
Non-native consonants
ɲ Saligny roughly like canyon
Vowels
IPA Examples in Romanian English approximation
a a roughly like father
e erou roughly like bet
ə română about
i inel, mie beet
ɨ înspre, cârnat roses (for some English dialects)
o oraș law (British English)
u uda, dual fool
Non-native vowels
ɑ̃ Henri rendez-vous, roughly like on
ɛ̃

See Romanian phonology and Romanian alphabet for a more thorough look at the sounds of Romanian.

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