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IPA to Speech: Type /həˈloʊ/ and listen
Aug 14, 2021

IPA to Speech: Type /həˈloʊ/ and listen

Listen to the sound of IPA with IPA to Speech.

IPA to Speech is an online tool for narrating IPA transcriptions in multiple languages. It allows users to experiment with writing their own IPA pronunciations and instantly "preview" those transcriptions as speech audios generated using the IPA-to-speech technology.

What is IPA?

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is the lingua franca of phonetics, capable of expressing the pronunciation of words from any spoken language. This standard phonetic notation is used universally by linguists, foreign language students, singers, speech and language engineers, and so on to represent speech sounds.

What is IPA to Speech?

IPA to Speech is an online tool for composing speech audio from IPA transcriptions that supports multiple spoken languages. With IPA to Speech, you can instantly preview the sound of IPA transcriptions and learn how to pronounce them.

How to use IPA to Speech?

Once you've selected the target language and entered the phonetic transcription, press "Listen" to play the generated audio pronunciation.

To facilitate the entering of IPA phonemes for different languages, a virtual phonetic keyboard is displayed under the IPA input. This keyboard adjusts accordingly to only display the phonemes that are supported by the currently selected language and IPA-to-speech engine.

See also
The world in IPA: Exploring Eckher's phonetic map
Find your way to place name pronunciations with Eckher IPA Map.
IPA symbols
The list of International Phonetic Alphabet symbols.
Eckher IPA Keyboard
Enter IPA characters online.
Eckher Text to Speech
Transform your text into speech inside the web browser.