Questions tagged [phonetic-symbols]

Symbols used for the visual representation of speech sounds.

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transcribing stressed vowels in compound words in English

If I am transcribing word such words such as "cupcake" and "homework," in IPA, should I always use a stressed vowel in both syllables, even though one syllable receives primary ...
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Symbols for IPA categories

In IPA a consonant can have different places of articulation such as Bilabial, Labio-dental, Dental etc. I want to create a IPA chart that doesn't take much space. For that purposes the words are too ...
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Central – lateral dichotomy for labiodentals

In the IPA chart, there's no labiodental lateral approximant. The cell isn't even left blank, it's shaded out and therefore the articulation is judged impossible. One of the explanations is (see, e.g.,...