What does phonetic alphabet mean?

Definitions for phonetic alphabet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phonetic alphabet, sound alphabet(noun)

    an alphabet of characters intended to represent specific sounds of speech


  1. phonetic alphabet(Noun)

    A writing system used for transcribing the sounds of human speech into writing.

  2. phonetic alphabet(Noun)

    A list of standard words used to identify letters.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. phonetic alphabet

    A list of standard words used to identify letters in a message transmitted by radio or telephone. The following are the authorized words, listed in order, for each letter in the alphabet: ALFA, BRAVO, CHARLIE, DELTA, ECHO, FOXTROT, GOLF, HOTEL, INDIA, JULIETT, KILO, LIMA, MIKE, NOVEMBER, OSCAR, PAPA, QUEBEC, ROMEO, SIERRA, TANGO, UNIFORM, VICTOR, WHISKEY, X-RAY, YANKEE, and ZULU.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phonetic alphabet in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phonetic alphabet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for phonetic alphabet

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • fonetická abecedaCzech
  • fonetisk alfabetDanish
  • φωνητικό αλφάβητοGreek
  • foneettinen, aakkoset, tavausaakkosetFinnish
  • 通話表, 音声記号, 発音記号Japanese
  • фонетический алфавитRussian
  • stavningsalfabet, fonetiskt alfabet, [[analog]]t [[alfabet]], telefonalfabet, [[fonetisk]]t [[alfabet]], radioalfabet, bokstaveringsalfabetSwedish
  • fonetik alfabeTurkish

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