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

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Slanted font with TIPA in XeLaTeX

I am writing a linguistics paper relying heavily on tipa for phonetic transcription. Sometimes the transcriptions are upright for transcriptions, and sometimes slanted for examples. This is no problem ...
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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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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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Tipa throwing error because of `\implies` and `\iff`. Workaround or fix?

I need to use the Tipa package. Upon imorting it my document stopped compiling. After frantically dissecting it I figured out Tipa throws an error when \implies or \iff is present in the source text. ...
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Correct typesetting of phonetic alphabet and sounds

I'm writing a small article that includes a section about Greek, Arabic and Hebrew phonetic alphabet and sounds. After reading this, this and this, it's a bit blurry on what the best practice is to ...
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Tipa not working

I'm trying to type the phonetic transcription of some words with tipa but it's not compiling correctly and the glyphs don't show up. Here's a MWE of my code compiled with LuaLaTeX: \documentclass[...
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How to put an accent mark on a barred i (U+0268) without the tittle/dot

I’m writing a linguistics paper using the tipa package, and I need to put an acute accent mark (´) to show tone on top of a barred i (ɨ). If I use \'{\textbari} or textipa{\'1} I get a character with ...
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For an arbitrary TeX-internal entity (e.g. METAPOST, TIPA), associate a unicode value for PDF copy/paste

Latin Modern Roman has bad output for certain unicode combinations, including ā́ (small Latin 'a' with macron and acute accent). This can be remedied by using the TIPA package for these combinations, ...
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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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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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“ with tipa and babel's ngerman / \shorthandoff{”} in a macro

TL;DR see below at "core problem" Problem I'm trying to solve a conflict between the packages tipa (Fonts and macros for IPA phonetics characters) and babel with the ngerman option. The problem is ...
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Drawing vertical/oblique lines in Metrical tree (tikz-qtree, tipa)

I'm new here and I only recently started to use LaTeX. This is what I'm trying to achieve: Notice the vertical lines and the oblique lines. Vertical lines represent headedness. This is what I'm ...
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IPA symbols not showing in latex

I have some IPA symbols in my table. Now without any IPA package, rectangle box appears instead of IPA symbols. However, after google search, I found a package named tipa. So I added the package and ...
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Contour tone diacritics with tipa?

LaTeX allows for three level tones and two contours to be notated using the above-vowel diacritics: \'{} for the H tone (á), \`{} for L (à), \={} for M (ā), \v{} for LH (ǎ), and \^{} for HL (â). The ...
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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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lmodern + tipa cause first instance of diacritic to break

When I load both lmodern and tipa, the first instance of an IPA symbol with a diacritic breaks. For example, this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \...
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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 ...
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How do I italicize a crossed H?

"Crossed h" (ħ) is a letter used in phonetics, as well as in the Maltese language, and some Semitic transcriptions. I would like to be able to display it, both upright and in italics. tipa provides ...
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Bad quality IPA Symbols

I am trying to insert some IPA symbols using the TIPA package. The quality of these symbols seem to be lower than the other characters. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tipa} \begin{document} \...
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Problems Inserting Arabic Transcripts

I have been having difficulty inserting my Arabic transcripts and translations into my paper written in English. In order to typeset the Arabic I have been using polyglossia; however, in my paper, I ...
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Can't use bold IPA symbols {lmodern}

This thread solves the problem I have, although I can't quite get it to work with lmodern fonts. \documentclass[titlepage, oneside]{book} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[...
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IPA in math mode

I want to use an IPA character as a symbol in a mathematical formula in my latex document (it sounds perverse, but there's a reason). But when I do $\textipa{I}$, I get the large capital I instead of ...
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Call to \textipa{} (TIPA) in caption with XeCJK loaded exceeds TeX capacity

I often need to use the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and CJK characters in the same documents. I've been using TIPA and XeCJK to do this without problems, putting the CJK characters directly ...
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\hyphenation{…} conflict with TIPA

Hyphenation exceptions defined with \hyphenation are not taken into account if the string to be hyphenated contains TIPA diacritics. However, manually inserting hyphenation points produces the ...
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While using package gb4e all the dental marks in IPA go berserk

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{gb4e} \usepackage{nomencl} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex \gll \noautomath \textipa{\|[to} pani pito\\ ram.3P....
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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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Printing the character ⱱ (U+2C71 = labiodental flap)

I need to print the IPA symbol for the labiodental flap ⱱ (Unicode U+2C71) and it is not available in the tipa package for phonetic symbols. Is there a way I can use the Unicode hex in the input so I ...
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Missing } inserted in tipa [duplicate]

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tipa} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usepackage{pgflibraryshapes} \newcommand*\chiuan[1]{% \tikz[baseline=(x.base)] \node[...
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Spacing problem after long leg n

Why the words after the long leg n appear in the next line? MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage{tipx} \usetheme{...
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Problem with tipa \textnrleg

The expected "long leg n" turns out as "6".how come the words after the long leg n will appear in next line? {where l is the log likelihood function,\\ \mathnrleg is the vector of nuisance parameters,\...
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Phonetic Transcription [duplicate]

I need to write some phonetic transcription in my article, but the compiler can not run it properly. MWE is below, \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline Words & Phonetics & Students ...
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TIPA Centering textipa in tasks list

I would like to center textipa in task list how can i do that ? by the way i added centering but with no luck \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{tipx} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{...
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Fontspec and tipa works together…just not on overleaf

I'm attempting to use Tipa with fontspec. I realize there are several posts on SE saying that it won't work or it can't be done. The thing is, I a have document that compiles and works well enough ...
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IPA characters in Computer Modern Roman

To input IPA characters in LaTeX, I can either use the tipa package which typesets them in the Computer Modern font, or I can input them directly using XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX, provided I specify a ...
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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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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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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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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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IPA Symbols in bibtex

Does anybody know how to get bibtex to output ʔ (and other IPA symbols)? I need to cite the following article: Blevins, Juliette. 2001. Klamath /sʔ/ Clusters. International Journal of American ...
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TIPA tone bar glyph missing with xeCJK

Using XeLaTeX, this piece of code produces: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tone]{tipa} \begin{document} \textipa{ j\textturna u\tone{12} } \end{document} However, the the tone bar ...
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Does fontspec no longer provide the \textipa command?

I'm using a freshly updated install of texlive on Linux. Recently, I was revisiting an old project that I migrated from pdfTeX to LuaTeX. One thing that was immense help was that the original code ...
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XeLaTeX and `tipa` [duplicate]

So, this code works with XeLaTeX \documentclass[12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage[margin=1.8cm]{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Libertine and TIPA Sans Serif

My goal is to get the tipass (that is, TIPA Sans Serif) font to work with the libertine package. Using the following, I get computer modern (as expected) with TIPA sans serif: \documentclass{article} ...
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Why does my user-defined Babel shorthand containing tipa not work?

Why does this not work? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \useshorthands*{:} \defineshorthand{:a}{a\textipa{:}} \begin{document} Some text. :a Some more text. ...
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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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Arc sign between letters

I need to use an top arc sign between two letters, for example: A ͡ B I have been looking it up on the Internet, but in all the solutions I have found (e.g., package arcs, tipa's \texttoptiebar) the ...
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Can I add an English word pronunciation automatically using latex?

I know that there's a package named tipa that could handle the phonetic symbols gracefully and manually. I want to know if there's a way to input those phonetic symbols automatically based on a word, ...
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ipa characters in \dfrac or in line table?

I need to display an alignment of two words within a line of text, with one word above the other (see attached image), but I don't know how i could do it in Latex. The problem is that the words ...
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tipa package messes up compilation

I am trying to use the tipa package to provide a different version of the Omega greek symbol: \usepackage{tipa} \newcommand{\scOmega}{\text{\textscomega}} % small omega* But now I get that my entire ...
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How to cause tonal accents to replace tittles in TIPA?

The tittle (dot) in letters like i is replaced by the accent in normal TeX. When TIPA is used to create tonal vowels like í from characters like i and ɨ using \textipa{\'i}, the accent is placed above ...