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The codes are organized by letter types, except for diacritics which are on the diacritics entity code page. For details on how to implement these codes, see the Using the IPA Unicode Entity Code instructions.

Numeric codes are given in decimal form then hexadecimal form. For instance, the code upside-down A (ɐ) is both ɐ and ɐ in hexadecimal form.

Warnings: The numeric codes codes will not be visible on Internet Explorer for Mac or Netscape 4.7 for Mac and may not visible on Internet Explorer for Windows unless the fonts are pre-specified. Therefore, alternative non-Unicode variants are given in some cases.

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Entity Codes

A | B-D | E | F-G | H | I | J | (K) | L | M-N | O | (P) | (Q) | R | S | T | U | V-W | X-Y | Z | Other Symbols

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A - Characters

A Characters
Symbol Name Code
æ Ash &aelig;
ɐ upside down a &#592;
&#x0250;
ɑ open a &#593;
&#x0251;
ɒ upsode down a (rounded a) &#594;
&#x0252;
α alpha &alpha;
ã,ă See Diacritics Page for a with diacritics --

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B, C and D  - Characters

B Characters
Symbol Name Code
β Beta &beta;
ɓ implosive b &#595;
&#x0253;

 

C Characters
Symbol Name Code
ç c cedille &ccedil;
č c hachek &#269;
&#x010D;
ɕ curled c (palatal fricative) &#597;
&#x0255;

 

D Characters
Symbol Name Code
ð Eth &eth;
ɖ Retroflex d (IPA) &#598;
&#x0256;
retroflex d (d dot) &#7693;
&#x1E0D;
ɗ implosive d &#599;
&#x0257;

 

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E - Characters

E Characters
Symbol Name Code
ə schwa &#601;
&#x0259;
ε Greek epsilon &epsilon;
ɛ open e (IPA epsilon) &#603;
&#x025B;
e dot &#7865;
&#x1EB9;
ɜ backwards epsilon &#604;
&#x025C;
ɚ rhotic schwa &#602;
&#x025A;
ɘ backwards e &#600;
&#x0258;
ẽ,ĕ See Diacritics Page for e with diacritics above --

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F-G Characters

F Characters
Symbol Name Code
φ Greek phi &phi;
ɸ Unicode IPA phi &#632;
&#x0278;
ɟ upside-down f (voiced palatal stop) &#607;
&#x025F;

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G Characters
Symbol Name Code
γ Greek gamma &gamma;
ɣ Unicode IPA gamma &#611;
&#x0263;
ɠ implosive g &#608;
&#x0260;

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H Characters

H Characters
Symbol Name Code
ħ barred h &#295;
&#x0127;
ɦ curly top h &#614;
&#x0266;
h superscript h <sup>h</sup>
ʰ Unicode superscript h &#688;
&#x02B0;
ɥ upside down h (front-round glide) &#613;
&#x0265;
h-dot &#7717;
&#x1E27;
ɧ /sh-x/ &#615;
&#x0267;

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I - Characters

I Characters
Symbol Name Code
ɪ Unicode lax I &#618;
&#x026A;
i i barred <strike>i</strike>
ɨ Unicode i barred &#616;
&#x0268;
ĩ,ĭ See Diacritics Page for i with diacritics above --

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J Characters

J Characters
Symbol Name Code
ǰ j hacheck &#496;
&#x01F0;
ʝ curled j (palatal fricative) &#669;
&#x029D;
ʲ Unicode superscript j &#690;
&#x02B2;
ɟ crossed j (palatal stop) &#607;
&#x025F;

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L - Characters

L Characters
Symbol Name Code
ɫ velarized l &#619;
&#x026B;
l l strike <strike>l</strike>
λ Lambda &lambda;
ʎ palatal l &#654;
&#x028E;
ɭ IPA retroflex l &#621;
&#x026D;
Retroflex l (l dot) &#7735;
&#x1E37;
ɬ Welsh voiceless lateral fricative &#620;
&#x026C;
ɮ Zulu voiced lateral fricative &#622;
&#x026E;

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M-N - Characters

M Characters
Symbol Name Code
ɱ labiodental nasal &#625;
&#x0271;
ɯ upside down m (back unrounded vowel) &#623;
&#x026F;
ɰ upside down m with tail (back unrounded glide) &#624;
&#x0270;

 

N Characters
Symbol Name Code
ñ n-tilde &ntilde;
ŋ engma &#331;
&#x014B;
ɲ IPA Palatal N &#626;
&#x0272;
ɳ IPA Retroflex n &#627;
&#x0273;
Retroflex n (n dot) &#7751;
&#x1E47;

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O - Characters

O Characters
Symbol Name Code
ø e -slash (front-rounded vowel) &oslash;
œ o-e ligature (entity code) &oelig;
œ o-e ligature (Win 1252) &#156;
œ o-e ligature (Unicode) &#339;
&#x0153;
ö umlaut &ouml;
ɔ Open o &#596;
&#x0254;
O dot &#7885;
&#x1ECD;
ɵ rounded schwa (barred o) &#629;
&#x0275;
õ,ŏ See Diacritics Page for o with diacritics above --

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R - Characters

R Characters
Symbol Name Code
ɹ upside down r &#633;
&#x0279;
ʁ upside down capital r &#641;
&#x0281;
ř r hacheck &#345;
&#x0159;
ɾ r fishhook (flap) &#638;
&#x027E;
ɽ IPA retroflex r trill &#637;
&#x027D;
retroflex r (r dot) &#7771;
&#x01E5B;
ɻ IPA retroflex approximant (flap) &#635;
&#x027B;

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S - Characters

S Characters
Symbol Name Code
š s hachek &#353;
&#x0161;
ʃ IPA long esh (Unicode) &#643;
&#x0283;
ʄ bared esh &#644;
&#x0284;
ś s with acute accent &#347;
&#x015B;
Retroflex s (s-dot) &#7779;
&#x1E63;
ʂ s cedille &#642;
&#x0282;

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T Characters

T Characters
Symbol Name Code
θ Greek theta &theta;
þ Germanic thorn &thorn;
ʈ IPA Retroflex t &#648;
&#x0288;
Retroflex t (t-dot) &#7789;
&#x1E6D;

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U - Characters

U Characters
Symbol Name Code
ʊ IPA Lax u (upside down omega) &#650;
&#x028A;
ü u umlaut &uuml;
u u barred <strike>u</strike>
ʉ Unicode u barred &#649;
&#x0289;
ɞ Sideways heart &#606;
&#x025E;
ʌ central vowel carot &#652;
&#x028C;
ũ,ŭ See Diacritics Page for u with diacritics above --

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V-W Characters

V-W Characters
Symbol Name Code
ʋ labial dental glide (script v) &#651;
&#x028B;
ʍ upside-down w (voiceless) &#653;
&#x026D;
w superscript w <sup>w</sup>
ʷ Unicode superscript w &#695;
&#x02B7;
ŵ Welsh w circumflex &#373;
&#x0175;
ɯ upside down m (back unrounded vowel) &#623;
&#x026F;
ɰ upside down m with tail (back unrounded glide) &#624;
&#x0270;
ŵ,ẃ See Diacritics Page for w with diacritics above --

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X-Y Characters

X Characters
Symbol Name Code
χ Chi (uvular fricative) &chi;

 

Y Characters
Symbol Name Code
ɥ front-round glide &#613;
&#x0265;
ŷ Welsh y circumflex &#375;
&#x0177;
y superscript y <sup>y</sup>
ɰ upside down m with tail (back unrounded glide) &#624;
&#x0270;
ỹ,ȳ See Diacritics Page for y with diacritics above --

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Z - Characters

Z Characters
Symbol Name Code
ž z hachek &#382;
&#x017E;
ʒ IPA long ezh &#658;
&#x0292;
Retroflex z (z-dot) &#7827;
&#x01E93;
ʑ z curl (palatal fricative) &#657;
&#x0291;
ʐ z cedille &#656;
&#x0290;

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Other Symbols

Glottals and Pharyngeals
Symbol Name Code
ʔ glottal stop &#660;
&#x0294;
ʕ pharyngeal fricative &#661;
&#x0295;
ʡ glottal bar &#673;
&#x02A1;
ʢ pharyngeal bar &#674;
&#x02A2;

 

Clicks
Symbol Name Code
ʘ bilabial click &#664;
&#x0298;

 

Vowel Length
Symbol Name Code
ː IPA long vowel colon &#720;
&#x02D0;
ˑ IPA half long mark &#721;
&#x02D1;

See Diacritics Page for combining diacritics

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Last Modified: Tuesday, 04-Jun-2013 12:39:58 EDT