The phonetic alphabet can also be signaled with flags lights and morse code. Over the phone or military radio.
The ipa is used by lexicographers foreign language students and teachers linguists speech language pathologists.
Letter j phonetic. The international phonetic alphabet ipa is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the latin alphabet it was devised by the international phonetic association in the late 19th century as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language. The phonetic alphabet is a list of words used to identify letters in a message transmitted by radio telephone and encrypted messages. Each word code word stands for its initial letter alphabetical symbol.
When used in the international phonetic alphabet for the y sound it may be called yod pronounced ˈ j ɒ d or ˈ j oʊ d. Useful for spelling words and names over the phone. The nato phonetic alphabet is the most widely used radiotelephone spelling alphabet it is officially the international radiotelephony spelling alphabet and also commonly known as the icao phonetic alphabet with a variation officially known as the itu phonetic alphabet and figure code the international civil aviation organization icao assigned codewords acrophonically to the letters of the.
The nato phonetic alphabet is a spelling alphabet a set of words used instead of letters in oral communication i e. J is the tenth letter in the modern english alphabet and the iso basic latin alphabet its usual name in english is jay pronounced ˈ dʒ eɪ with a now uncommon variant jy ˈ dʒ aɪ. I printed this page cut out the table containing the nato phonetic alphabet below and taped it to the side of my computer monitor when i was a call center help desk technician.