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The following Phonetic Inventories are courtesy of;
- The University of California, Department of Linguistics
- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Each language not only has it’s own sounds but dialects or accents within the language. The sounds or phonemes presented here are to be used as a base and do not represent all accents or dialects within a language.
You might find our IPA symbols are different to your’s. Different dictionaries can use different symbols.
Check an example of the word within our individual Best Ways to Say section to see if the sounds are the same.