Etéran Languages have their own scripts and their own phonetics, which can be hard to convey in a Phoenican-legacy alphabet (e.g. in Latin/ASCII). Thus, the following transliteration conventions are used:
A sharp accent (á, é, í etc.) is used to denote stress in a word. It is usually omitted in single-syllable words, except the word Gésh, which is often written with the stress sign to denote the seriousness with which the adherents refer to their faith. Wejít-style female names (consonant, vowel, consonent, i) are assumed to have the first syllable stressed and often omit the sign. Khæn words all have either two adjacent vowels in the middle, or a two-vowel diphthong, and often have relatively even stress.
The apostrophe is rarely used; mostly it serves to break apart a combination of letters that is normally read jointly.
a [ʌ] æ rare; a latinization of the Khænish digraph 'ae', or sometimes [æ] or [ә] b [b] c rare; [s] in Zurán and some Wejít dialects, [t͡s] in Gamma. ch [t͡ɕ]/[ʈ͡ʂ] d [d] dz [d͡z] e [e] é usually just a stressed [e], but in some Vil-dialects can palatize the preceding consonant. f [f] g either [g], [ʕ] or [ɣ] depending on dialect; always [g] in modern Skyless Vilkrészt gh rare; only used to denote [ɣ]/[ʕ] in dialects that retain both it and [g] G capitalized G in the middle of a word is an obsolete way of marking [g], as opposed to [ɣ]/[ʕ] h [x] or [h]; never silent i [i] j normally [d͡ʑ], but [ʒ] in Zurán k [k] or [q] kh [k][x], usually pronounced as a diphthong, with [x] being more emphasised l [l] m [m] n [n] o [o] or [ɔ] ö [ɘ], [ɵ]; quite rare p [p] q normally not used; may be re-purposed for [q] in dialects that distinguish it from [k] r any one of [r], [ʀ], [ʙ], [ʢ] or other trill depending on dialect; only Gamma distinguishes between trills in a single language s [s] sh [ʃʼ] t [t], [t̪], [ʈ] etc. depending on dialect th [θ] (never ð) ts [t͡s] u [u] v [v] w [w] x [ks]; rare, mostly used when transliterating Xixtalál due to being a frequent combination y [j] in Wejít languages or between vowels in others; [ɨ] between consonants in Vil-group languages. z [z] zh [ʒ]