Initial Teaching Alphabet

[ ih-nish-uhl tee-ching al-fuh-bet ]

  1. a writing system based on an expanded English alphabet, consisting of 43 characters representing different phonemes of spoken English, used for teaching beginners to read. Abbreviations: I.T.A., i.t.a.

  • Also called aug·ment·ed ro·man [awg-men-tid roh-muhn]. /ˈɔg mɛn tɪd ˈroʊ mən/.

Words Nearby Initial Teaching Alphabet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023