[CrackMonkey] How to encode the IPA ?

Seth David Schoen schoen at loyalty.org
Thu Jul 6 10:40:41 PDT 2000


> International understanding could be furthered by 
> occasionally conveying the way words get pronounced.
> So, would anyone know how to send phonetic transscriptions 
> (preferably `standard' IPA) via e-mail, or similar?
> Not that I'd ever seen such a thing ...

IPA has a page in the Unicode standard.  That means you can represent
IPA using your favorite Unicode encoding.  Almost nobody will be able
to read it, of course.

I bet there are other conventions, which you could probably find in a
linguistics FAQ.  Unicode seems most correct to me, but it is not very


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