English IPA Visualizer

How it works

Type in some text, and the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) chart to the right will give you its rough phone distribution. For instance, typing "sister Susie sitting on a thistle" will show you that the most common phones in that sentence are /s/ and /ɪ/.

Frequency gradient
Bilabial Labiodental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Epiglottal Glottal
Nasal m ɱ   n   ɳ ɲ ŋ ɴ      
Plosive p b   t d   ʈ ɖ c ɟ k g q ɢ   ʡ ʔ
Fricative ɸ β f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ ʂ ʐ ç ʝ x ɣ χ ʁ ħ ʕ ʜ ʢ h ɦ
Approximant β̞ ʋ   ɹ   ɻ j ɰ        
Trill ʙ     r         ʀ   я  
Tap or Flap ⱱ̟   ɾ   ɽ     ɢ̆   ʡ̯  
Lateral Fricative       ɬ ɮ          
Lateral Approximant       l   ɭ ʎ ʟ        
Lateral Flap       ɺ   ʎ̯ ʟ̆