Here you go:
Here you go:
This allows one to type IPA characters, but doesn’t appear to sound them out for me. I’m looking for something that can take existing IPA and provide an audio pronunciation of the word, so I can hear how to properly pronounce it.
Far be it from me to discourage you from learning at least basic IPA, because it’s so useful, but if you just want to hear a word pronounced, try Google’s Translate tool. In addition to the translation feature, there’s a little speaker icon below the text on both the source and target languages; click that and it pronounces the word or words you typed.
It looks like you have uncovered a gap. It would seem simple enough. Still, all the leads I uncovered flopped. Failing a digital solution, send the IPA to us and we’ll be able to give an analog assist.[edit: added the following]
I tried a few online programs that were alleged to work, but none of them passed a simple test. The one that got the farthest was able to sound /kÃ¦t/ as cat, but when I tried the more challenging /kÃ¦tÊƒÉ™p/, a possible pronunciation of catsup / ketchup, it seemed to ignore the IPA symbols it didn’t recognize, specifically ÊƒÉ™, and gave the disturbing rendering that sounded exactly like cat pee.
I call that a wild and flaming failure.
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