tipa is a font and LaTeX package for typesetting IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) with TeX.

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Adding complex phonetic symbols to LaTeX

I am trying to add symbols from the International Phonetic Alphabet to my thesis. For some of the characters, I have no idea how to add them to TeX. The retroflex is giving me troubles. ...
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Typesetting phonetic symbols: Unicode or tipa?

On TeX.SX there are a lot of questions of the form "How do I typeset [some phonetic symbol]?" For example: Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel symbol The ...
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error: tipa in combination with \DeclarePairedDelimiterXPP

I would like to use phonetic spelling and found the tipa package. Somehow it seems to produce an error combined with a command I use to set conditional probability distributions: ...
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Sgaw Karen and IPA text (TIPA and fontspec)

I am writing a paper about the phonetics of the Sgaw Karen language. Because of this, I need to include both Sgaw Karen text and IPA characters. To display IPA characters, it seems that I need to use ...
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How to input floating tone of African languages in LaTex?

I am inputting TIPA code for some African languages. I encountered a problem with inputting floating tone. The floating tone is a high tone (\') or a low tone (`) over a space instead of over any ...
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New commands suppress other commands

I adapted the new commands wrote by @Alan Munn, to produce LaTex representation for some African language symbols. However, the new commands seem to suppress the use of other symbols, which worked ...
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How to use T4 fonts in LaTex?

I would like to input some African language symbols (\B{t}, \m{y}). I tried command: \usepackage[T4]{fontenc} But it did not work. How can I use T4 font encoding?
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TIPA input for African language symbols

I am digitalizing the handwritten notes of some African languages through LaTex. I encountered several symbols and was not able to find TIPA code for them. I wonder how I can input them in LaTex. Many ...
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How to use the real letters in a pdf?

Firstly, I write a grammar about a language. Secondly, I use \usepackage{tipa} to represent letters LaTeX (TeXmaker) can't represent by itself. If for example I want a ɢ or χ, I use \;G and X ...
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How to typeset superscript IPA characters

I'm using TIPA and I'm trying to do something like this: \textipa{/bI"wIl.d@r.IN/} Which works, but I want the @ character to be an upper index. How do I do this? I've tried this ...
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How to use IPA symbols in pst-asr package?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-xkey,pst-asr,graphicx}\psset{everyasr=\tiershortcuts} \begin{document} \asr pem \endasr \end{document} Hi, there How can I use IPA symbols ...
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XeLaTeX and `tipa`

So, this code works with XeLaTeX \documentclass[12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage[margin=1.8cm]{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Is it possible to make TIPA's fonts available to fontspec?

I've finally accepted that it's not worth trying to use TIPA with fontspec, however, I do like its font. Specifically, I wish to continue using Latin Modern/Computer Modern as much as possible and, ...
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Revisiting TIPA and Fontspec

fontspec does not generally play nicely with TIPA these days. My intention in this question is to find out what exactly is causing the problem. In attempting to diagnose the problem, I began with the ...
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tipa and sections

I would like to do the following (tipa-package): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tipa} \begin{document} \section{t\sups{a}{\tiny{e}}t} \end{document} but this leads to an error. Is there a way ...
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IPA characters with tipa in Beamer poster switch to small font size, cannot be set to normal font size

I am using package tipa in order to have IPA characters at my disposal. However, when used in conjunction with beamer poster, the tipa characters switch to small font size. Setting them to another ...
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How to make a nasalized schwa [ə͂] in textipa?

I could not find anything online. I tried \~\textipa{@} but that produced only a tilde before a schwa. Any help on resolving this probably simple issue would be appreciated!
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tipa doesn't make all tildes

I am using the tipa package to write some phonetic things, and it doesn't work well with the tilde for some characters : \~a or \~e do work well, but not \~\textscripta, \~\textopeno, \~\textepsilon, ...
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Using TIPA with fontspec

I'm trying to write a document that will contain characters in many different scripts (for which I am using fontspec and rendering with xelatex) and IPA symbols (for which I am using TIPA). ...
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More problems with TIPA and Fontspec

I do quite a lot of work with Sanskrit and linguistics. For the Sanskrit (Devanagari letters) I used fontspec and render with xelatex. This, as far as I can tell, is the only way to go. For the ...
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How to use phonetic IPA characters in LaTeX

I wish to write a paper about linguistics, so I thought about trying LaTeX. Sadly I couldn't figure out how to write the unique characters I need for my work, for example epsilon with a little tilde ...
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Is it possible to convert utf8 IPA chars of different foreign languages to pdf?

I tried very hard to convert pre-formatted IPA characters to pdf using xelatex but failed so far. I use Debian and latexmk command. The report is from the database and is formatted and paginated so ...
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Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED

I'm creating an article on Ancient Greek pronunciation with IPA transcription in TeXworks. Ancient Greek distinguishes voiceless unaspirated, aspirated, and voiced stops, and I would like to ...
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Accessing IPA characters when using Charis SIL

When using Charis SIL, how do I access IPA characters? Are there handy macros, as with tipa.sty? If I have to set up my own encoding using unicode numbers, how is this best done? (Code from those ...
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Linguex and Tipa

The numbering of the sentences shows as underlined dots when using \ag. \a. \b. of linguex and tipa . \bg. works fine but starts numbering from (a.) ...
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The IPA symbol for the labiodental flap (ⱱ)

I need the ⱱ character (prefereably with the advanced diacritic underneath it) for a phonetics paper, but the tipa package doesn't seem to contain it. I have at least one font with this character on ...
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Weird tipx error

Just for fun I wrote a converter for decimal numbers that prints them in bases < 37: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fixltx2e,hyperref,ifthen} \usepackage{tipx} \makeatletter \newcount\mod ...
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How to fix “no lowerable accent” error in XeLaTeX?

I'm writing a linguistic paper and have to use several IPA characters with certain accents (e.g. œ̞, ʉ̟). I thought I might use XeLaTeX. I have tried using the tipa-package, but I only get an error ...
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Typesetting unicode phonetic signs

This discussion says that to use unicode phonetic signs one needs the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage[tipa]{ucs} ...
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drawing vertical lines on top of symbols

I need to add a vertical bar above and below a few letters. I'm using the tipa package, and it works as long as that's the only package I load. I also need to load polyglossia to type a few foreign ...
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The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel symbol

I'm trying to get the near-close near-front unrounded vowel symbol into LaTeX (in the context of a dictionary-style definition). It looks like " i " but without the dot. The closest I've got is ...
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Preparing a text for conversion to LaTeX: How to convert “ejective stops” in TIPA?

So I'm going to convert a lengthy document from Word to LaTeX. The document is full of glottal stops like p' t' k' (in Word format) When I passed them into a LaTeX format, the ['] symbol is ...
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Set tipa font to Times for phonetic characters

I've read in the tipa manual that you can have the tipa font set as Computer Modern (the default) or Times. I'm using Libertine, so Computer Modern doesn't look great, and Times would look better. ...
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Slanted TIPA text [closed]

I'm relatively new to LaTex, and am using it to write my linguistics thesis. I started out in TexShop. Although the TIPA faq says you can't use italics with TIPA, this seemed to be working fine. Now ...
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Matching IPA font for Charter

How could I get a phonetic font compile with charter package? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{charter,tipa,lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] [\textipa{D}] \end{document} Then the characters ...
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TIPA package causing error in xelatex: \sups already defined [duplicate]

I am trying to include some of my publications in my CV, which it typeset in LaTeX. I have a .bib file and I call the references using \bibverse{}. The problem is that I am unable to compile the ...
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Custom phonetic font with tipa and fontspec

I've been trying to typeset a document that has a lot of phonetic transcriptions, and I'm trying to do it using Tex Gyre Bonum for the body and Charis SIL for the phonetic transcriptions. I'm trying ...
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How to put a symbol over another in the same line - simultaneous superscript/subscrtipt

Is there a way to put one symbol over the other just as in this shot of a dictionary page? http://phonetic-blog.blogspot.com/2009/09/weak.html
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Cannot make substitution

I want a command \myreplace replacing all instances of : with the \textlengthmark command from the tipa package. (In fact, this is one of the things that the tipa command \textipa does, but for ...
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How can I get the character ʟ̟ ?

I would like to get the character 'ʟ̟' (small caps L with + diacritic). I am using the TIPA package. When I combine the TIPA for the L with the TIPA for the diacritic, my code won't compile. I get ...
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TIPA: suppress tonestembar no longer works in fontspec

Most of the features in tipa from TeXLive2009 seem to be part of fontspec in TeXLive2012 -- if you activate both, you get an error message: "Command sups already defined". The following code to ...
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tipa with fontspec redux: tilde above characters

I'm trying to use the tipa package with fontspec, but they don't play nice together. I've read previous questions trying to solve the issues that come up (like this one), and that's the solution I've ...
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Spacing and the use of \twoacc

When I use the \twoacc command it sometimes puts unwanted space before and after a phonetic symbol. This happens with, for example, with [p\twoacc[\r|\tr{\textturnr}]p]. The correct spacing occurs ...
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Active characters inside commands

I'm trying to ease my typesetting of phonetics with tipa by creating a custom command myipa which is supposed to substitute some common characters for the corresponding tipacodes. A much simplified ...
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How to make tipa compatible with braket?

The following minimal working example generates an error if you remove the per cent sign. \documentclass{amsart} %\usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{braket} \begin{document} \[ \Set{x|y} \] \end{document} ...
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How can I get the ð symbol with TIPA?

According to the description, \dh should do the trick -- but although TIPA is installed and although \textbeta and \textgamma show up just fine, \dh produces an error: "Command \dh ...
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Creating new characters from existing ones

In a nutshell. Is there a relatively easy way of building characters out of parts of existing ones? Rationale. (La)TeX linguists’ need for a wide palette of characters—for example, ⟨ɳ⟩ (U+0273), ⟨ɲ⟩ ...
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Bar-less “f” and finetuning existing characters

Specific question I would like to produce an italic f without the crossbar. Can I do this relatively straightforwardly? This letter, esh (ʃ), is Unicode U+01A9, U+0283. The esh of tipa.sty only ...
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Translate string into TIPA

I am writing a project about phonetics using the tipa package. The problem is, I need to publish two separate versions of my project using different phonetic notation standards. When considering the ...
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Teuthonista diacritics?

I am looking for certain diacritics from the phonetic transcription system of the Sprachatlas der deutschen Schweiz (Swiss German linguistic atlas). It is a system that is similar to the one sometimes ...