Speech Assessment Methods Phonetic Alphabet chart for English

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SAMPA: Other symbols used in transcription of English pronunciation
SAMPA Explanation
" Primary stress (placed before the stressed syllable), for example "happy" /"h{pi/
% Secondary stress, for example "battleship" /"b{tl=%SIp/
. Syllable separator
= Syllabic consonant, for example /"rIdn=/ for ridden
  1. ^ See bad–lad split for more discussion of this vowel in Australian and English English.
  2. ^ See low back merger for more discussion of this vowel in North American English.

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