Re: Jaws and International Phonetic Alphabet


Hi Sieghard,
no, that would be the military alphabet or, as you’d rather say in German, “Postalphabet”. IPA is the international phonetic alphabet, which uses symbols to represent the sounds used in different languages. Vowels, different phoneme combinations, etc., are represented visually for someone to be able to pronounce a word or sentence properly (Lautschrift).
As for the original question, here is a page trying to make JaWS cope with IPA, but I don’t know if it’s being maintained.
And another for Braille and IPA:

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