phonetic transcription

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to phonetic transcription: phonetic alphabet
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to phonetic transcription

a transcription intended to represent each distinct speech sound with a separate symbol

References in periodicals archive ?
Turner's use of phonetic transcription enables advanced investigations into, for example, the syllable structure of the West African source languages and cultures and the Gullah names.
Phonetic transcription involves accurately identifying phonetic sounds and associating them to phonetic symbols.
Under his supervision, two gifted students from our Stratford trip (Amy Virginia Buchanan and Chris McGillivray) and I produced a phonetic transcription (see illustration) to back up David's recordings.
Teaching phonetic transcription is also of great help.
The four SPLM winners for the National Assembly are -- the following is phonetic transcription from Arabic language -- 1- Angelo James Splitro, Central Equatoria, Juba West, 2- Atem Garang Deng, Jonglei, Bor, 3- Johnson Jonbiko Kwlang, Lakes State, Yirol West and 4- Waal Deng, Warrap, Gogrial West.
92) translates "Why are you crying?" into romaji: "Doshite naite imasu ka?" Rather than leave it to the neophyte speaker of Japanese to pronounce the sentence as "Doh-shee-tay na-ee-tay e-mahss-oo kah," De Mente adds his own phonetic transcription to provide more accurate pronunciation: Doh-ssh-tay na-ee-tay e-mahss kah." Note that his phonetic transcription has replaced the "shee" in "doshite" with a mere "ssh" and eliminates the "oo" in "imasu." Most other romaji guides do not offer this linguistic kindness and the resulting mispronunciations lead to semantic (especially, word-object) confusion.
This essay argues that an unusual body of discourse, Nushu, a reputedly thousand-year-old phonetic transcription of Jiangyong dialect articulated in a variety of texts sung and chanted by rural women over their needlework on red cloth, handkerchiefs, and fans in a remote area of China, may be an exemplar of discourse with many characteristics of Burke's pure persuasion.
Each context-sensitive rule consists of four parts: the left context, the string to be transcribed, its right context and the phonetic transcription. A number of writing conventions has been adopted in order to keep the number of rules relatively small and readable.
The origins of incorrect and variant spellings of binomial names may lie in an array of sources, including original mispronunciation with subsequent incorrect phonetic transcription. Written language is rarely a phonetic transcript of vocal acoustics, however, it interfaces with several factors that prevent us from spelling words the way they sound.
Completing an accurate phonetic transcription of a speaker of African American Vernacular English (AAVE) requires knowledge of the range of phonological features possible and the inherently variable nature of their actual use.
The lack of a scholarly consensus started with a reluctance to separate transliteration from phonetic transcription in dealing with the different dialects and stages of the language represented in the texts; MacKenzie's critique offers clear statements and elegant solutions for many of the problems.
The notion Dhammasat is a loanword in Mon language, has the Burmese equivalent Dhammasat (in phonetic transcription: Dhammathat) both derived from Sanskrit Dharmastra (Mon version) and Pali Dhammasattha (Burmese version) .
At first glance, it appears that her most recent publication, The Singer's Daily Practice Journal, diverges from the topics of pronunciation and phonetic transcription. Upon closer inspection, however, it is obvious the book skillfully blends the expertise manifested in her previous books with a carefully organized pedagogic approach.