IPA

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See also: ipa and 'ipa
See Wiktionary:International Phonetic Alphabet for Wiktionary's Appendix for IPA symbols

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌaɪ.piːˈeɪ/, [ˌaɪ.pʰiːˈeɪ]
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Proper noun[edit]

IPA

  1. Initialism of International Phonetic Alphabet.
    • 2012, James Lambert, “Beyond Hobson-Jobson: A new lexicography for Indian English”, in World Englishes[1], page 297:
      However, beyond lexis, the Macmillan range includes other adaptations, such as IPA encoding which reflects Indian English pronunciation, and etymologies that distinguish between "tatsama" and "tadbhava" terms, based on McGregor (1992).
  2. Initialism of International Phonetic Association.
  3. Initialism of International Police Association.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • IPAlph. (International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • IPAss. (International Phonetic Association)

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

IPA (countable and uncountable, plural IPAs)

  1. (organic chemistry, uncountable) Initialism of isopropyl alcohol.
  2. (organic chemistry, uncountable) Initialism of isophthalic acid.
  3. (organic chemistry, uncountable) Initialism of isopropyl acetate.
  4. (beer, countable) Initialism of India pale ale.
    • 1998, Pete Slosberg, Beer for Pete's Sake: The Wicked Adventures of a Brewing Maverick, page 128:
      Not bad for an amber or pale ale, but India pale ale, I don't think so. So why does Bass put IPA on the label?
  5. (countable) Transcription written in the International Phonetic Alphabet. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

IPA n (proper noun, strong, genitive IPAs or IPA)

  1. Initialism of Internationales Phonetisches Alphabet.

Declension[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (acronym) IPA(key): /i.ˈpa/
  • (initialism, rare) IPA(key): /i.ˈpe.a/

Noun[edit]

IPA

  1. acronym of ilmu pengetahuan alam.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English IPA.

Proper noun[edit]

IPA ?

  1. the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)
    Synonym: AFI

Anagrams[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English IPA.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌaj ˌpi ˈɛj/, /ˌi ˌpɛ ˈa/
  • Syllabification: I‧P‧A

Proper noun[edit]

IPA f (indeclinable)

  1. the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)
    Synonym: MAF

Further reading[edit]

  • IPA in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • IPA in Polish dictionaries at PWN