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This template is used to produce a phonetic or phonemic representation (using the IPA system) of Portuguese words or sounds, using natural spelling to avoid the need to search for the correct phonetic symbols. The result is wikilinked to Help:IPA/Portuguese. Optionally, an audio file can also be specified.


The number of parameters is always limited to 100.

Normal usage:

With an audio file:

To change the brackets to slashes:

  • {{IPAc-pt|e|'x|em|p|l|o|lang=br|slashes=yes}}/eˈzplu/

The following parameters have special meanings:

  • - (hyphen) for a space between words
  • _ (underscore) Liaison
  • ' (apostrophe) for a primary stress mark (placed before the stressed syllable)
  • , (comma) for a secondary stress mark
  • < (less-than) for a unstressed mark (placed after the unstressed vowel, in same or next parameter)

Other values used as parameters will be displayed unconverted. The conversion system is coded in Brazil {{c-pt-br}} and Portugal {{c-pt-pt}}.

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