punctuation in phonetic transcription

Discussion in 'English Only' started by maroylis, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. maroylis Member

    Salamanca, España
    Greece, greek
    Hi everyone,
    could any of you help me with this, I´m wondering how punctuation is trascribed accordin to the phonemic alphabet.
  2. Stephanagreg Senior Member

    Punctuation is not transcribed in a phonemic or a phonetic transcription.

    There are several ways to transcribe a pause in speech according to the transcription system you are using (for instance, in the Tone and Break Index system now used by most intonationists), but you do not usually use such systems when you are interested in transcribing phonemes or their phonetic realisation.
  3. maroylis Member

    Salamanca, España
    Greece, greek
    thanks, you´ve been very helpful!

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