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Nuit d'ivresse

by Hector Berlioz From Les Troyens (1858)

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IPA Vowels
/:/ makes the vowel long
French spelling Approximate British sounds French words
/a/ a far, large parler, ami, après
/ə/ e, es the, about je, le, brises
/ø/ e, eu deux, yeux, amoureux
/œ/ eu must, per neuf, heure, coeur
/e/ é, e et, été, passé
/ɛ/ e, è, ê, ai bed, bet c'est, vers, mais
/i/ i, y, ie see, police il, cri, soupire
/o/ o, au, eau sauce, coat beau, nos, haut
/ɔ/ o more, lost or, corps, comme
/y/ u tu, vu, murmure
/u/ ou ruce, fool vous, tout, oubli
Nasal Vowels
/ɑ̃/ an, am, en, em blanc, quand, temps
/ɛ̃/ un, in, ain, en matin, bien, main
/ɔ̃/ on, om son, long, dont
Gliding vowels
/ɥ/ ui nuit, depuis, lui
/w/ oi, oy moi, bois, voix
/j/ i, y, ill bien, ciel, gazouille
Consonants
/b/ b bed, book bal, bain, aube
/d/ d diamond, dull des, dans, diamand
/f/ f, ph full, fair feu, frais, philosophie
/g/ g, gu, gg garage, goal grand, galope, augure
/ʒ/ g, j giraffe, casual journal, joie, géant
/k/ c, qu, k, ch cook, record calme, que, kiwi
/l/ l, ll love, elevate lent, la, allonge
/m/ m, mm moon, almond ma, amande, gramme
/n/ n, nn new, piano neuf, nous, prenne
/p/ p, pp pull, camping pour, père, apporter
/r/ r, rr rame, soir, arrive
/s/ s, ss sun, kiss sept, sable, essayer
/t/ t, tt top, butter temps, tante, attacher
/v/ v, w very, view voix, veau, vingt
/z/ z, zz zoo, buzz zèbre, zeste, zéro
/ɲ/ gn agneau, montagne, vigne
/ʃ/ ch short, ashamed chant, cache, marche
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