Handbook of the
International Phonetic Association


Castilian Spanish - Madrid

  by Klaus Kohler

based on the IPA Illustration of Catilian Spanish
by Eugenio Martinez-Celdrán, Ana Ma. Fernández-Planas,Josefina Carrera-Sabaté JIPA 33 (2003)
and the recordings of the words and the text by a female speaker from Madrid,
a lecturer in the Romance Languages Department of Kiel University







Please choose one of the underlined words.


The words discussed under Conventions in the IPA Illustration of Castalian Spanish
by Eugenio Martinez-Celdrán et al were recorded by the Madrid speaker,
and the adjusted Conventions are summarized in the Table below.

Please click on the filled boxes to listen to words in them.

Narrative: Transcriptions / Orthographic text

Semi-narrow transcription of a recording by a female speaker from Madrid

Being based on the transcription of Castilian Spanish in the IPA Illustration by Eugenio Martinez-Celdrán et al
it does not always correspond faithfully to the actual pronunciation in the recording.
But it gives the user a good reference for making corrections.

Please use left mouse button to listen to one of the marked passages
of the semi-narrow transcription above.
Click on the orthographic text to listen to the complete recording.

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