INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET (IPA)

System of written symbols devised by the International Phonetic Association to enable the phonetic transcription of any spoken language. It is based on the Roman alphabet, with various additional symbols.

INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET (IPA): "The international phonetic alphabet is a system of written symbols."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET (IPA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/international-phonetic-alphabet-ipa/ (accessed December 13, 2018).
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