Thursday, December 27, 2007

Pronunciation

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a system of phonetic notation based on the Latin alphabet, devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Phonetic_Alphabet]

Daniel Jones (12 September 1881 – 4 December 1967) was a London-born British phonetician. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Jones_(phonetician)]

Kenyon and Knott is the informal name for A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English, first published in 1944 by John Samuel Kenyon and Thomas A. Knott. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenyon_and_Knott]

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