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Author International Phonetic Association.

Title Handbook of the International Phonetic Association : a guide to the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1999


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Description viii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The IPA Chart -- Pt. 1. Introduction to the IPA. 1. What is the International Phonetic Alphabet? 2. Phonetic description and the IPA Chart. 3. Guide to IPA notation. 4. The phonemic principle. 5. Broad and narrow transcriptions. 6. IPA transcriptions for a language. 7. Working with the IPA. 8. Going beyond the IPA. 9. Some problematic issues. 10. The IPA and phonological theory -- Pt. 2. Illustrations of the IPA. American English. Amharic. Arabic. Bulgarian. Cantonese. Catalan. Croatian. Czech. Dutch. French. Galician. German. Hausa. Hebrew. Hindi. Hungarian. Igbo. Irish. Japanese. Korean. Persian (Farsi). Portuguese. Sindhi. Slovene. Swedish. Taba. Thai. Tukang Besi. Turkish -- App. 1. The Principles of the International Phonetic Association -- App. 2. Computer coding of IPA symbols -- App. 3. Extensions to the IPA -- App. 4. About the International Phonetic Association -- App. 5. Reference charts
Summary This book is a comprehensive guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet, whose aim is to provide a universally agreed system of notation for the sounds of languages, and which has been widely used for over a century
Analysis Phonetics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Phonetic alphabet -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 98032178
ISBN 0521637511 (paperback)