|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 18, 2002, 9:07|
En réponse à Jonathan Lipps <jon832@...>:
> I've been lurking for a while, reading a few of the 25 billion e-mails I
> from this list when I have the time :-)
Welcome! I guess you've got a taste of how this list is like now :)) .
> But now I have a question: is there a website with a good explication of
> IPA, including how to render IPA symbols to ascii? I ask because I'd
> like to
> be able to follow discussions on the list that use the alphabet, but
> are some characters that I'm not quite sure how to phonize.
shows a list of the IPA characters and different ASCII representations of it
(and though we find obvious flaws in it, most of us use X-SAMPA. They are
usually identical for the common sounds anyway).
As for IPA itself, the best is to download the free program IPAHelp at
http://www.sil.org/computing/catalog/ipahelp.html. It features all the IPA
characters and sound files to know what they correspond to. And the site even
has a web preview so that you can see a little what it's like before you
download it. Believe me, it's absolutely worth the 31Mb it takes on your hard
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