Pronunciation Tips:
IPA symbols used in the KAEPS system


The KAEPS system uses the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary (v. 0.6d). The following are its phoneset and corresponding IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) set.

CMU phoneme

IPA phoneme

Example

CMU Translation

IPA Translation

AA

odd

AA D

AE

at

AE T

AH

hut

HH AH T

AO

ought

AO T

AW

cow

K AW

AY

hide

HH AY D

B

be

B IY

CH

cheese

CH IY Z

D

dee

D IY

DH

thee

DH IY

EH

ed

EH D

ER

hurt

HH ER T

EY

ate

EY T

F

fee

F IY

G

green

G R IY N

HH

he

HH IY

IH

it

IH T

IY

eat

IY T

JH

gee

JH IY

K

key

K IY

L

lee

L IY

M

me

M IY

N

knee

N IY

NG

ping

P IH NG

OW

oat

OW T

OY

toy

T OY

P

pee

P IY

R

read

R IY D

S

sea

S IY

SH

she

SH IY

T

tea

T IY

TH

theta

TH EY T AH

UH

hood

HH UH D

UW

two

T UW

V

vee

V IY

W

we

W IY

Y

yield

Y IY L D

Z

zee

Z IY

ZH

seizure

S IY ZH ER


[last updated August 9, 1997]
Hyouk-Keun Kim