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

See Slovak phonology for a more thorough look at the sounds of Slovak.

Consonants
IPA Examples English approximation
b b, vstup do[1] bill
c radosť, loď[2] skew
d domov, prvýkrát bolo[1] door
dz dz, noc bez[1] heads
bán, cárovič bol[1] job
f farba, vták[3] focus
ɡ garáž, kde[1] go
ɦ hlava ahead
j jogurt yellow
ɟ ďaleko, byť zaradený[1] argue
k koláč, ping-pong[2] cold
l láska[4] pill
vlk little
l̩ː vĺča little left (long)
ʎ ľad[4] failure
m maslo, hanba[5] milk
ɱ informácia[5] comfort
n noc[5] now
ɲ laň canyon
ŋ banka[5] sing
p pavúk, dub[2] spill
r robot similar to hottes

See Slovak phonology for a more thorough look at the sounds of Slovak.