2013 | 10 | 75-112
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Systems of symbolic representations of English sounds 2: Systems of phonetic symbols

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Systèmes de représentation symbolique des sons anglais 2: systèmes des symboles phonétiques
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The primary concern of the second part of the paper is to present selected transcription systems introduced by various linguists in relation to English vowels and diphthongs. This part is also devoted to diverse representations of English sounds offered by some pronouncing dictionaries in comparison to the symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet (the IPA). Besides, a more extensive account is given of the IPA, on whose principles various systems of transcription are based.
L’intérêt principal de la deuxième partie de cet article est de présenter un choix des systèmes de transcription introduits par plusieurs linguistes pour les voyelles et les diphtongues anglais. Cette partie est aussi consacrée aux représentations diverses des sons anglais proposées par quelques dictionnaires de prononciation, par comparaison avec les symboles de l’alphabet phonétique international (API). En outre, on présente un commentaire plus extensif de l’API, dont les principes servent de base pour plusieurs systèmes de transcription.
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