International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet was proposed by the Danish linguist Otto Jespersen and developed by Paul Passy in 1895. The IPA was to help students pronounce unfamiliar languages by providing a single, uniform method of transliteration.

Date:
      1895
Name(s):
      Otto Jespersen
Occupation:
      linguist
Location:
      Denmark

Additional Information:

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