International Phonetic Alphabet
  • (British) IPA: /ˌɪntəˈnæʃ(ə)nəl fəˈnɛtɪk ˈælfəˌbɛt/, [ˌɪntəˈnæʃ(ə)nəɫ fəˈnɛtɪk ˈæɫfəˌbɛt]
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɪntɚˈnæʃ(ə)n(ə)l fəˈnɛtɪk ˈælfəˌbɛt/, [ˌɪntɚˈnæʃ(ə)n(ə)ɫ fəˈnɛɾɪk ˈæɫfəˌbɛt], [ˌɪɾ̃ɚ-]
Proper noun
  1. A standardized set of symbols for representing the sounds of human speech.
    The International Phonetic Alphabet is commonly used in books about Shanghainese because none of the existing romanizations are very popular.
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