International Phonetic Alphabet


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International Phonetic Alphabet

n. Abbr. IPA
A phonetic alphabet and diacritic modifiers sponsored by the International Phonetic Association to provide a uniform and universally understood system for transcribing the speech sounds of all languages.
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International Phonetic Alphabet

n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a series of signs and letters propagated by the Association Phonétique Internationale for the representation of human speech sounds. It is based on the Roman alphabet but supplemented by modified signs or symbols from other writing systems, and is usually employed in its revised form of 1951. Abbreviation: IPA
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Interna′tional Phonet′ic Al′phabet


n.
a set of symbols and modifying signs devised by the International Phonetic Association to provide a universally understood system for transcribing the speech sounds of any language. Abbr.: IPA
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International Phonetic Alphabet

A system developed during the late 19th century to symbolize every sound used in human language accurately. Used in the scientific study of pronunciation.
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Translations
mezinárodní fonetická abeceda
tarptautinė fonetinė abėcėlė
Internationaal Fonetisch Alfabet
alfabetul fonetic internaţional

International Phonetic Alphabet

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Appendices include the international phonetic alphabet and its extended set of symbols.
DG knows that she has problems with phonological awareness and she is in the process of learning the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols for English.
Sidney Allen (4) in which he uses symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet. According to this system, both cs in cepacia would be pronounced hard (like English k); the first vowel, e, would be long (approximately as in Received Pronunciation of gate); the second, a, would also be long (approximately as in RP father); i (as in dip) and a would be short; and the stress would fall on the second syllable.
It discusses using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as a teaching strategy to facilitate correct pronunciation.
Professors might consider using the phonetic alphabet (the International Phonetic Alphabet, or IPA) and having their students learn it as well.
Contrary to what one might suppose, the guide gives considerably more than merely an inventory of the symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet: it provides in addition symbols from the more heterogeneous tradition of American usage, as well as those of Slavicists and specialists of other groups of languages.
Such a recording is especially important, because Artmann transcribes these poems in his own written version of the dialect spoken in the Vienna district of Breitensee and not according to the basic rules of the International Phonetic Alphabet, a system the outside reader could re-create.
The book uses the International Phonetic Alphabet throughout and the introduction begins with a brief account of phonetics to help the reader gain some confidence in handling the symbols.

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