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Thread poster: Khalid Hantash

Khalid Hantash  Identity Verified
Palestine
Local time: 03:08
Arabic to English
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Feb 3, 2006

Dear members,
I am writing a research paper about the language of Eliza in Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion". It is in WORD format.
Can anybody help me know hbow to write phonetic transcriptions of such as the transcription of -ing, [a] in man and so on...
waiting for potential help


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Endre Both  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 01:08
Member (2002)
English to German
You need phonetic fonts Feb 3, 2006

There are specific fonts containing phonetic symbols. There are some available for free, and of course you can buy them too. Some "normal" fonts include phonetic symbols as well (e.g. Arial on MS systems), but they are probably less user-friendly to handle (e.g. requiring the use of the Character Map).

See e.g. here (or search the net for "phonetic fonts"):
http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/hayes/120a/PhoneticFonts.htm
http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/wells/ipa-unicode.htm

Endre

[Edited at 2006-02-03 15:59]


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