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To learn the pronunciation of the words, each symbol represents a particular sound. It is used in dictionaries to show the differences between the common spelling of the words and their pronunciation.

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The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a set of symbols designed to provide a universal system for transcribing the speech sounds.Transcriptions appear between /brackets/ .

VOWELS

ɑː ɪ
e ɜː æ
ʌ ɒ ɔː
ʊ ə

CONSONANTS

p b t
d
k ɡ f
v θ ð
s z ʃ
ʒ h m
n ŋ l
ɹ w j

DIPHTHONGS

ɔɪ
əʊ ɪə
ʊə juː
  • Ar

    m /ɑː m/

  • Cart /kɑː t/

  • Smart /smɑː (ɹ)t/
  • Star /stɑː (ɹ)/
  • Art /ɑː (ɹ)t/
  • Kit /kɪt/
  • Bid /bɪd/
  • Into /ɪntə/
  • If /ɪf/
  • Which /wɪtʃ/
  • Meet /miː t/
  • Fleece /fliː s/
  • Street /stɹiː t/
  • Been /biː n/
  • See /siː /
  • Net /net/
  • Dress /dɹes/
  • Set /set/
  • Beg /beg/
  • Help /help/
  • Nurse /nɜː(ɹ)s/
  • Learn /lɜː(ɹ)n/
  • Turn /tɜː(ɹ)n/
  • Fur /fɜː(ɹ)/
  • Murder /mɜː(ɹ)də/
  • Bad /bæd/
  • Trap /tɹæp/
  • Map /mæp/
  • That /ðæt/
  • Tap /tæp/
  • Dug /dʌg/
  • Strut /stɹʌt/
  • Mud /mʌd/
  • Study /stʌdɪ/
  • Mother /mʌðə(ɹ)/
  • Hot /hɒt/
  • Odd /ɒd/
  • Pot/pɒt/
  • Follow /fɒləʊ/
  • Strong /stɹɒŋ/
  • Port /pɔː (ɹ)t/
  • Saw /sɔː /
  • Fort /fɔː (ɹ)t/
  • Talk /tɔː k/
  • Call /kɔː l/
  • Book /bʊk/
  • Foot /fʊt/
  • Stood /stʊd/
  • Put /pʊt/
  • Pull /pʊl/
  • Too /tuː /
  • Group /gɹuː p/
  • Shoe /ʃuː /
  • Lose /luː z/
  • Choose /tʃuː z/
  • Comma /kɒmə/
  • About /əbaʊt/
  • Ago /əgəʊ/
  • Circus /sɜːkəs/
  • Water /wɔː tə(ɹ)/
  • Pet /pet/
  • Map /mæp/
  • Power /paʊə(ɹ)/
  • Stop /stɒp/
  • Past /pɑː st/
  • Bad /bæd/
  • Web /web/
  • Ball /bɔː l/
  • Baby /beɪbɪ/
  • Bat /bæt/
  • Tea /tiː /
  • Bet /bet/
  • Tap /tæp/
  • Stand /stænd/
  • Tip /tɪp/
  • Dog /dɒg/
  • Lady /leɪdɪ/
  • Dad /dæd/
  • Dust /dʌst/
  • Steady /stedɪ/
  • Chip /tʃɪp/
  • Church /tʃɜːtʃ/
  • Teacher /tiː tʃə(ɹ)/
  • Touch /tʌtʃ/
  • Chair /tʃeə(ɹ)/
  • Judge /dʒʌdʒ/
  • Large /lɑː dʒ/
  • Ginger /dʒɪndʒə(ɹ)/
  • Juice /dʒuː s/
  • Jungle /dʒʌŋɡl/
  • Kill /kɪl/
  • Back /bæk/
  • Kinder /kɪndə(ɹ)/
  • Stuck /stʌk/
  • Talk /tɔː k/
  • Give /gɪv/
  • Beg /beg/
  • Goat /ɡəʊt/
  • Gate /ɡeɪt/
  • Meg /meɡə/
  • Find /faɪnd/
  • Leaf /liː f/
  • Face /feɪs/
  • Roof /ruː f/
  • Fat /fæt/
  • Voice /vɔɪs/
  • Five /faɪv/
  • Verb /vɜː(ɹ)b/
  • Vowel /vaʊəl/
  • Violin /vaɪəlɪn/
  • Think /θɪŋk/
  • Teeth /tiː θ/
  • Nothing /nʌθɪŋ/
  • Math /mɑː θ/
  • Path /pɑː θ/
  • then /ðen/
  • father /fɑː ðə(ɹ)/
  • other /ʌðə(ɹ)/
  • that /ðæt/
  • brother /bɹʌðə(ɹ)/
  • Sun /sʌn/
  • Pass /pɑː s/
  • Must /mʌst/
  • Cinema /sɪnəmə/
  • Sent /sent/
  • Zoo /zuː /
  • Rose /rəʊz/
  • Nose /nəʊz/
  • Zebra /zebrə/
  • Zap /zæp/
  • Sugar /ʃʊɡə(ɹ)/
  • Crash /kɹæʃ/
  • Station /steɪʃn/
  • Fashion /fæʃn/
  • Pension /penʃn/
  • Beige /beɪʒ/
  • Vision /vɪʒn/
  • Usual /juː ʒuəl/
  • Casual /kæʒuəl/
  • Garage /ɡæɹɑː ʒ/
  • Hello /hələʊ/
  • Ham /hæm/
  • Hat /hæt/
  • Hide /haɪd/
  • Hot /hɒt/
  • Man /mæn/
  • Lemon /lemən/
  • My /maɪ/
  • Crime /kɹaɪm/
  • Balm /bɑː m/
  • No /nəʊ/
  • Ten /ten/
  • Noun /naʊn/
  • Inside /ɪnsaɪd/
  • Nest /nest/
  • Sing /sɪŋ/
  • Ring /ɹɪŋ/
  • Sunk /sʌŋk/
  • Ankle /æŋkl/
  • Finger /fɪŋɡə(ɹ)/
  • Little /lɪtl/
  • Left /left/
  • Line /laɪn/
  • Final /faɪnl/
  • Unless /ənles/
  • Red /ɹed/
  • Very /veɹɪ/
  • Rat /ɹæt/
  • Verb /vɜː(ɹ)b/
  • Car /kɑː (ɹ)/
  • Window /wɪndəʊ/
  • We /wiː /
  • Wallet /wɒlɪt/
  • Will /wɪl/
  • Woman /wʊmən/
  • Yet /jet/
  • Yellow /jeləʊ/
  • You /juː /
  • Young /jʌŋ/
  • Canyon /kænjən/
  • Day /deɪ/
  • Fate /feɪt/
  • Play /pleɪ/
  • Cake /keɪk/
  • Made /meɪd/
  • Bite /baɪt/
  • Mine /maɪn/
  • Price /pɹaɪs/
  • Time /taɪm/
  • Idea /aɪdɪə/
  • Boy /bɔɪ/
  • Join /dʒɔɪn/
  • Coin /kɔɪn/
  • oil /ɔɪl/
  • Toy /tɔɪ/
  • No /nəʊ/
  • Goat /gəʊt/
  • Bone /bəʊn/
  • Hole /həʊl/
  • Road /ɹəʊd/
  • Now /naʊ/
  • How /haʊ/
  • Mouth /maʊθ/
  • Scout /skaʊt/
  • Allow /əlaʊ/
  • Here /hɪə/
  • Pier /pɪə/
  • Period /pɪəriəd/
  • Tear /tɪə/
  • Severe /sɪvɪə(ɹ)/
  • Hair /heə/
  • Where /weə/
  • Square /skweə(ɹ)/
  • Swear /sweə(ɹ)/
  • Care /keə(ɹ)/
  • Tour /tʊə/
  • Cure /kjʊə/
  • Mature /mətʃʊə(ɹ)/
  • Rural /rʊərəl/
  • Sure /ʃʊə(ɹ)/
  • Pupil /pjuː pl/
  • Cute /kjuː t/
  • Music /mjuː zɪk/
  • Few /fjuː /
  • Cuba /kjuː bə/