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Unicode Phonetics Fonts

These are Unicode fonts which makes documents interchangeable with other Unicode fonts.

  • Arial Unicode MS (Microsoft) – On most PCs, but not pretty
  • Lucida Grande (Apple) – On most Macs, but not pretty
  • TITUS Cyberbit – includes characters from many scripts such as Armenian, Cyrillic, Greek, Coptic and more.
  • Doulos SIL – Includes Greek, Cyrillic
  • Gentium – From SIL. Very readable.
  • Junicode – Includes characters for medieval languages
  • Aboriginal Serif – Includes Cherokee, Canadian Aboriginal, Central Asian Cyrillic

Insert Phonetic Characters

These utilities allow you to insert phonetic characters one by one.