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Query Details


Query Subject:   IPA on the Internet
Author:   Manfred Prokop
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Phonetics
Phonology

Query:   Colleagues,

any suggestions how phonetic/phoemic symbols can be rendered in HTML? I can
do Greek etc., but not IPA. Please respond to Manfred.Prokop@ualberta.ca.

Thanks!!!


MP



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Manfred Prokop (Prof. emeritus), MLCS
Division of Germanic Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E6
Tel. and Fax: (780) 467-6273
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LL Issue: 11.890
Date posted: 17-Apr-2000



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