Arabic International Phonetic Alphabet

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Arabic International Phonetic Alphabet
Script type
LanguagesUsed for phonetic and phonemic transcription of Arabic language
Related scripts
Parent systems
Arabic alphabet
  • Phonotypic alphabet
    • Arabic International Phonetic Alphabet

Arabic International Phonetic Alphabet (Arabic: أبجدية صوتية دولية عربية) (AIPA) is a system of Phonetic transcription, based on the Arabic alphabet, to adapt the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to the Arabic script.[when?] In addition to equivalence with the symbols of the IPA, IAPA has some additional symbols. It has 186 symbols and 2 fonts have been developed for its use.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Computer Research Institute


  • Mansour M.Alghamdi, « تصميم رموز حاسوبية لتمثل ألفبائية صوتية دولية تعتمد على الأحرف العربية (Design of computer codes to represent the International Phonetic Alphabet in Arabic) », in مجلة جامعة الملك عبد العزيز: العلوم الهندسية (Journal of the University King Abdulaziz: Engineering Sciences), Volume 16, Number 2, pp. 27-64, 2006. 27-64, 2006. (online copy)
  • Computer Research Institute, King Abdulaziz University, Computer Research Institute: Towards a Digital Life, 200?. (online copy)

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