Cantonese Sound Chart

The following tables give Yale romanizations and pronunciations for the sounds in Cantonese. Characters are provided for native speakers trying to learn the  romanization. Pronunciations are given without the tone of the representative character shown. For example, and are both listed as "sik" even though they are spoken at different tones.

 

 A | B | Ch | D | E | F | G | Gw | H | J | K | Kw | L | M | N | Ng | O | P | S | T | U | W | Y

ng

 

ngam

nga

ngan

ngaai

ngang

ngaak

ngat

ngaam

ngau

ngaan

ngo

ngaang

ngoi

ngaap

ngok

ngaat

ngon

ngaau

ngong

ngai

ngou

ngak

nguk

*The initial /ng/ sound is often omitted.

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