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The International Phonetic Alphabet

Various letters from the IPA are shown below. Write the scientific names of the sounds they represent. For example unvoiced alveolar plosive for [t], or close front unrounded for [i] (pay attention to the order of the terms).

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Letter
Sound
ɟ
voiced palatal plosive
r
voiced alveolar trill
ʋ
voiced labiodental approximant
ʕ
voiced pharyngeal fricative
f
voiceless labiodental fricative
z
voiced alveolar fricative
ʂ
voiceless retroflex fricative
x
voiceless velar fricative
ʜ
voiceless epiglottal fricative
ʎ
voiced palatal lateral approximant
ʟ
voiced velar lateral approximant
y
close front rounded vowel
ɪ
near-close near-front unrounded vowel
e
close-mid front unrounded vowel
ǃ
alveolar click
ɖ
voiced retroflex plosive
ɕ
voiceless alveolo-palatal fricative
v
voiced labiodental fricative
ɽ
voiced retroflex flap
ʀ
voiced uvular trill
ɞ
open-mid central rounded vowel
j
voiced palatal approximant
ɺ
voiced alveolar lateral flap
o
close-mid back rounded vowel
b
voiced bilabial plosive
ʙ
voiced bilabial trill
ǁ
lateral click
ɦ
voiced glottal fricative
ð
voiced dental fricative
ɾ
voiced alveolar tap
l (lower case L)
voiced alveolar lateral approximant
c
voiceless palatal plosive
ɛ
open-mid front unrounded vowel
χ
voiceless uvular fricative
k
voiceless velar plosive
ʉ
close central rounded vowel
ɗ
voiced alveolar implosive
h
voiceless glottal fricative
ǀ (vertical line)
dental click
ɤ
close-mid back unrounded vowel
ʁ
voiced uvular fricative
ɭ
voiced retroflex lateral approximant
u
close back rounded vowel
ɡ
voiced velar plosive
ħ
voiceless pharyngeal fricative
ɔ
open-mid back rounded vowel
ʐ
voiced retroflex fricative
ç
voiceless palatal fricative
ɮ
voiced alveolar lateral fricative
n
voiced alveolar nasal
ʝ
voiced palatal fricative
ɢ
voiced uvular plosive
Letter
Sound
ʔ
glottal stop
ʘ
bilabial click
ʄ
voiced palatal implosive
θ
voiceless dental fricative
ə
mid central vowel
voiced labiodental flap
ɲ
voiced palatal nasal
ʊ
near-close near-back rounded vowel
ɘ
close-mid central unrounded vowel
β
voiced bilabial fricative
ɻ
voiced retroflex approximant
ɰ
voiced velar approximant
ɵ
close-mid central rounded vowel
ɓ
voiced bilabial implosive
ŋ
voiced velar nasal
ɳ
voiced retroflex nasal
ʢ
voiced epiglottal fricative
ø
close-mid front rounded vowel
s
voiceless alveolar fricative
ʒ
voiced postalveolar fricative
ɑ
open back unrounded vowel
ɨ
close central unrounded vowel
ɠ
voiced velar implosive
w
voiced labio-velar approximant
ɣ
voiced velar fricative
ɬ
voiceless alveolar lateral fricative
ʛ
voiced uvular implosive
ɱ
voiced labiodental nasal
ʑ
voiced alveolo-palatal fricative
q
voiceless uvular plosive
ɹ
voiced alveolar approximant
œ
open-mid front rounded vowel
ɯ
close back unrounded vowel
ɸ
voiceless bilabial fricative
ʈ
voiceless retroflex plosive
p
voiceless bilabial plosive
ʡ
epiglottal stop
ʏ
near-close near-front rounded vowel
a
open front unrounded vowel
ɴ
voiced uvular nasal
ʍ
voiceless labio-velar approximant
d
voiced alveolar plosive
ʃ
voiceless postalveolar fricative
ɒ
open back rounded vowel
æ
near-open front unrounded vowel
ɥ
voiced labio-palatal approximant
m
voiced bilabial nasal
ʌ
open-mid back unrounded vowel
ɐ
near-open central vowel
ɜ
open-mid central unrounded vowel
ǂ
palatal click
ɶ
open front rounded vowel
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level 76
Jul 3, 2013
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level 66
Jul 4, 2013
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