howjsay Online Pronouncer

h o w j s a y . c o m is an online English Pronouncing Dictionary. The site uses
They’re associated with‘s free “guides to the sound systems of ten languages” (including nine varieties of English) and “pronunciation samples by over 40 native speakers.”Their Phonetic Alphabet for Keyboards is potentially useful for radio scripts. “We needed a practical phonetic alphabet for use with a standard computer keyboard. These phonetic annotations were needed as an aid during recording sessions. To increase typing speeds, upper case symbols were mostly avoided and the commonest items were assigned to easy-to-reach keys.” For example:

put, foot
boot, food
German ‘über’, French ‘tu

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