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When should one use slashes or square brackets when transcribing in IPA?
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What's the difference between phonetics and phonology?
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Is there a difference between an affricate and a plosive+fricative consonant cluster?
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American English : are [ə] and [ʌ] different phonemes? (schwa vs. chevron)
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Does the letter p in a word mean that the word is not Germanic?
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Is the "p" in "spin" really a "b"?
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What's the difference between /ɪ/ and /i(ː)/?
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How seriously do modern linguists take the idea of phonesthemes?
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Are /tl/ and /dl/ rare onsets worldwide?
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Are there any languages that only allow CV syllables?
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Is there a reason that /w/ isn't represented on the IPA chart?
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Correct syllabification in (American) English
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Are there languages without vowel reduction?
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Why is the English phoneme /θ/ pronounced like /t/ in Indian accents but /s/ in Chinese accents?
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Apical postalveolar approximant [ɹ̺] and retroflex approximant [ɻ]: What is the difference?
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How do allophones become distinct phonemes?
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What is the IPA of the two-syllable r sound in English?
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Is there a certain rule for dividing syllable in a word?
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Was it ever common to pronounce "wife's" as "wives"?
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Differences between phonemic and phonetic transcriptions
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What is the reason for having irregular verbs?
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Why did "s" use to look like "f"?
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Why are the word-initial consonant clusters /tl/ and /dl/ absent in English?
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English onsets with /s/ and sonority hierarchy
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Morpheme breakdown of the word 'classification'
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Determining tongue root position
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How to make a sonority curve for a word where a 'syllabic consonant' is followed by a vowel or vice versa
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How did the "c" in "et cetera" end up being pronounced like an s sound?