How Many Letters Are There in Phonetic Alphabet?

What is your native language? Can you speak a language except for your native language? What are your thoughts about the development of the different languages all around the whole world? What will be in the future about the different languages of the world? As all we know, all around the whole world there are lots of the different languages that are spoken today and when we look at the different researches that are done in the history, it can be possible to see that there are lots of the different languages that are disappeared and in the future there will be the languages that are disappeared. In the world, there are some languages that are read like the script of them but on the other hand it is possible to see that there are lots of them that are not read like their scripts. At that point, the people are using the different methods and the techniques in order to read those languages. One of the most popular and the important method of in that point is the using the phonetic alphabet. In some languages that are not read that they are written like English, people are using the phonetic alphabets in order to give the sounds of the letters.


There are lots of the different accents and the dialects of the languages and lots of the languages are using that system. Today we are going to make a short analysis about the development of the phonological system and we will give some specific information about the number of the different alphabets in phonological alphabet. Let’s look at the number of them all together.

ipadiacr (1)

The Number of the Letters in Phonological Alphabet

When we look at the number of the phonetic alphabet we can see that there are 107 letters, 52 diacritics, and four prosodic marks in the International Phonetic Alphabet. These statistics are emerged in the year of 2010 as a result of a significant working. Nobody knows that what will be in the future but we can say that there will be new sounds added in the International Phonetic Alphabet in the future because of the different sounds and the concept in the language. In the different universities of the world the education of the reading of the phonological alphabets are given by the instructors because there are lots of the different people who can’t read the correct pronunciation of the vocabularies. Because of this reason the education of the reading the phonological alphabet is very important not only the native speakers but also the other people who want to learn that language especially the main languages in the world like English. Anyone who wants to learn to read the IPA, he or she have to learn the letters at first and the reading type of them are very important. After some time somebody can read the vocabularies by using the IPA alphabet is very easy.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.