An outline for the pronunciation spellings on Pokémon pages. This page is not comprehensive; it simply aims to clear up confusion by including letters that can make multiple sounds, and some sounds that can be made by multiple different letters or combinations of letters.
Vowels[edit | edit source]
Spelling Description Generic example Pokémon example ey long A today, sugarcane Raticate a short A battle, map Woobat ee long E beacon, evil Combee e short E bread, elegant Azelf ahy long I strike, eye Grovyle i short I dish, timber Mimikyu oh long O open, rainbow Seismitoad o short O rock, forgot Shiinotic ah father, hall Magcargo aw scrawny Bulbasaur oo long U noodle, put Wooper yoo human Cubone uh short U honey, punch Budew schwa about, pencil, focus Incineroar
Consonants[edit | edit source]
Spelling Description Example ch charge, watch g hard G good j J, soft G jug, rigid k K, hard C clock, pink, choir s soft C, hard S center, thesis z Z, soft S busy, prize zh Ezh (ʒ) genre, version