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International Phonetic Alphabet a standardized set of phonetic symbols, originated by the International Phonetic Association, that is used to transcribe the speech sounds of all languages.
Latin alphabet the alphabet that developed from the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman alphabets and that is the basis of the alphabets of most modern European languages, such as English and French; Roman alphabet.
manual alphabet a set of hand signals representing the letters of the alphabet, used as a means of communication by and with deaf-mutes.
phonetic alphabet an alphabet that contains a character for each distinguishable speech sound.
Roman alphabet see Latin alphabet.