Write words in the most commonly used phonetic alphabet, the International Phonetic Alphabet, by transcribing each unique sound in a word to the corresponding symbol. As of 2015, the IPA uses 107 letters, coupled with 52... More »

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Using a phonetic alphabet table can be very helpful for learning a new language, particularly for languages that do not use the Roman alphabet. Because many languages do not accurately and consistently represent sounds w... More »

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The Army's phonetic alphabet is a list of words used to identify letters in radio or telephone transmissions, beginning with Alfa for A, Bravo for B and ending with Yankee for Y and Zulu for Z. These words help to preven... More »

The schwa symbol is used when transcribing a schwa sound for a word into the International Phonetic Alphabet. This character, which appears as an inverted and reversed "e," describes an unaccented and unstressed neutral ... More »

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A chart of pulmonic, or breath-using, consonants of the International Phonetic Alphabet consists of column headings that indicate where in the mouth or throat the sound is produced as well as row headings that describe w... More »

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The best way for and individual to know if they are pronouncing a word correctly is to learn the International Phonetic Alphabet, or IPA. Nearly every word in every language can be written out using the phonetic alphabet... More »

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The term "food alphabet" refers to an alphabetical list of foods, generally one food per letter, and is most commonly used to teach children letters and food word identification. Variations of these alphabets exist that ... More »