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The International Phonetic Association (IPA) endeavors to advance the study and significance of phonetics. Established in 1886, it is the oldest most significant association for this field of science.

Phonetic alphabets such as the International Phonetic Alphabet are phonetic notation systems that use symbols to represent each of the sounds that occur in spoken human language.

The IPA offers international academia a standard phonetic notation for all languages.

The newest version of the IPA Alphabet was released in 2005.

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The phonetic charts used on this site require a Unicode font.

If you are unable to view the charts, some recommended Unicode fonts are: Charis SIL Doulos SIL Gentium

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