See Pronunciation respelling for English for phonetic transcriptions used in different dictionaries.
- RP = Received Pronunciation
- GA = General American
- AuE = Australian English
- NZE = New Zealand English
- ScE = Scottish English
- SAE = South African English
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|IPA: Other symbols used in transcription of English pronunciation|
|ˈ||Primary stress (placed before the stressed syllable), for example rapping /ˈɹæpɪŋ/|
|ˌ||Secondary stress/full vowel, for example ' /ˈbætl̩ˌʃɪp/|
|.||Syllable separator, for example ice cream /aɪs.krim/ vs. I scream /aɪ.skrim/|
|̩||Syllabic consonant, for example ridden /ˈɹɪdn̩/|