In this section we provide you some basic information on what instruments may be found useful for everyday work of a field linguist:

  • Short descriptions of and links to software, which makes work with multilingual texts and dictionaries easier.
  • List of several UNICODE fonts together with some good reasons to use them. These font contain symbols for all frequently used alphabets as well as combined diacritics, letters needed to write down texts in rather “excotic” languages, and IPA transcription.
  • Notes about voice recording devices, such as dictophones, minidisc recorders, and microphones. Here you may also find some useful tips and links to sites that provide more specific information on these matters.
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