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    kinds of transcriptions

    Please help me distinguish 4 kinds of transcription ,phonemic transcription, phonetic transcription ,broad transcription & narrow transcription .

    Could you please clarify them clearly with examples for me .
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: kinds of transcriptions

    Wikipedia says:
    Narrow vs. broad transcription
    Phonetic transcription may aim to transcribe the phonology of a language, or it may wish to go further and specify the precise phonetic realisation. In all systems of transcription we may therefore distinguish between broad transcription and narrow transcription. Broad transcription indicates only the more noticeable phonetic features of an utterance, whereas narrow transcription encodes more information about the phonetic variations of the specific allophones in the utterance. The difference between broad and narrow is a continuum. One particular form of a broad transcription is a phonemic transcription, which disregards all allophonic difference.

    For more: Phonetic transcription - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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