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International Phonetic Alphabet

Definition of the noun International Phonetic Alphabet

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proper noun

  1. A standardized set of symbols for representing the sounds of human speech.

Explanation

The International Phonetic Alphabet is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of oral language. The IPA is used by lexicographers, foreign language students and teachers, linguists, speech-language pathologists, singers, actors, constructed language creators, and translators.

  • also known as 國際音標

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Google previewDictionary of Lexicography (2002)

by R. R. K. Hartmann, Gregory James

International Phonetic Alphabet Aninternationally agreed PHONETIC ALPHABET , based on the Latin alphabet, developed by the International Phonetic Association in the late nineteenth century. IntroducingPhonetics (P.Roach), London, 1992 ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (2013)

by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

International Phonetic Alphabet n also IPA a system of symbols designed by the International Phonetic Association to be used to represent the sounds of all human languages in accordance with a set of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

International Phonetic Alphabet /ıntə'næʃnəl/ n. (IPA) The most prominent phonetic alphabet (sense 1) in contemporary use, first promulgated by the International Phonetic Association in 1888 and frequently modified since, the most recent ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities: Over 7,100 Terms on Airlines (2008)

by Homero E. Martinez

International Phonetic Alphabet (Airlines): A system of words identifying the letters of the alphabet and numbers. See Phonetic Alphabet. International Sector (Airlines): A part of an air travel for which the departure and arrival points are situated ...

Google previewDictionary & Grammar of the Easter Island Language

of the International Phonetic Alphabet. 5. The dipthong There are six dipthongs in Pascuense and these are represented by: aj aw ej jo ój ów of the International ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Singer (2014)

by Matthew Hoch

International Phonetic Alphabet domain. Musicians and musicologists regularly download music from IMSLP free of charge. The website also archives detailed information about composers and repertoire, making IMSLP an essential ...

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

The International Phonetic Alphabet is a means of symbolising the segments and certain non-segmental features of any language or accent, using a set of symbols and diacritics drawn up by the International Phonetic Association (IPA).

Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

For nearly all entries, there are also phonetic transcriptions given in a modified International Phonetic Alphabet, so that nonspeakers familiar with that notational system can get a closer phonetic approximation. In order to facilitate comparisons , ...

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