What about an english pronunciation linking from the international pronunciation system??
i.e. @ in pronunciation, like in numeral ( an perhaps, a voice archive to listen to the sound of the letter).
- No objection. But pronunciation is a tough nut to crack, and at best will never be anything more than an approximation. Understanding what we do differently between one dialect and another, or what creates an accent would require in-depth study that is well beyond the scope of Wiktionary. Since the differences are often not phonemic (as with the "p" sound in "pin" and "spin") we don't notice them; the difference in the example would, however, make a difference in Hindi.
- As things stand we are still uncertain about what phonetic system to apply. There are valid arguments to support both SAMPA and IPA as well as other self-explanatory or common sense approach. We may end up using a combination of these approaches.
- For the most part I've tended to avoid pronunciation issues, unless there is a point which needs to be made, or a word's meaning changes with a different pronunciation. If you can find an archive of these sounds on the net that we can copy into a Wiktionary archive that would be great. I suspect that the raw archives may not be copyrightable. Eclecticology 18:05 Mar 14, 2003 (UTC)
- Somebody that can pronounce the english phonems can store them in the computer and upload them (i.e. you).Mac
- About in which worlds include the pronunciation, if one know it, I prefer in them all ( like Collins english-spanish dictionary does). So, one can read the dictionary to solve doubts.
I cannot see the IPA pronunciation. I only see 'njuːmərəl/
Probably as you can not display the unicode needed. -fonzy