How to Spell Lipas in English

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What spelling alphabets are there?

In order to be able to convey letters as unambiguously as possible via communication means such as telephone or radio, one makes use of clear words as possiblestarting with the respective letter. In different countries have different spelling alphabets established with one fixed word per letter.

This is especially true in German-speaking countries German spelling alphabet common, which is specified in DIN 5009. In addition, there are only a few terms that differ from it Austrian (also standardized in ÖNORM A 1081), and the more strongly deviating Swiss spelling alphabet.

While it is in principle possible to use any word as a spelling aid as long as it is clear enough, this practice is not recommended. If professionalism is your priority, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with spelling standards. This makes professional phone calls very easy, for example for the organization of international business trips!

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tip

Always keep spelling boards close at hand next to the phone. In addition to the ones used in your country, it is advisable to add at least the international spelling alphabet as well. This way you won't be embarrassed if you are suddenly confronted with the question "How do you write that?"


The international spelling alphabet

Spelling on the phone: this is how it works in other languages

Many languages ​​have their own spelling alphabets. And there is the NATO spelling alphabet, which is also widely used. Therefore you will find it printed here as well. (You are probably at least partly familiar with it, because it is always used in American films when an aircraft is hijacked or a ship is in distress ...) So you should only learn a single spelling alphabet or yours If you want to store aids, it is best to use the NATO one.

Spelling alphabet in English

  • A. alpha
  • B. Bravo
  • C. Charlie
  • D. delta
  • E. echo
  • F. Foxtrot
  • G golf
  • H hotel
  • I. India
  • J Juliet
  • K kilo
  • L. Lima
  • M. Mike
  • N November
  • O Oscar
  • P. father
  • Q Quebec
  • R. Romeo
  • S. Sierra
  • T tango
  • U uniform
  • V. Victor
  • W. whiskey
  • X X-ray
  • Y Yankee
  • Z Zulu

In international oral business, the so-called international aviator alphabet in 1956 by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization -International Civil Aviation Organization) was introduced in air traffic and, among other things, by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization - North Atlantic Pact) is used. It is also widely known and used outside of air travel and consists of 26 more or less well-known English words or names.

tip

Go through the list and make sure you can pronounce all of the terms correctly. Practice spelling the name of your company, your boss, and your own, ideally until they no longer have to look at the list. Ideally, you will learn the entire alphabet by heart.

For example: "My name is Schenk: S for Sierra, C for Charlie, H for Hotel, E for Echo, N for November and K for Kilo." Charlie, Hotel, Echo, November, Kilos. "


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LetterInternationalBritishAmericanDIN 5009
A.alphaAndrewAbelAnton
B.BravoBenjaminBakerBerta
C.CharlieCharlieCharlieCaesar
D.deltaDavidDogDora
E.echoEdwardEasyEmil
F.FoxtrotFrederickFoxFriedrich
GgolfGeorgeGeorgeGustav
HhotelHarryHowHeinrich
I.IndiaIsaacItemIda
JJulietJackJigJulius
KkiloKingKingMerchant
L.LimaLucyLoveLudwig
M.MikeMaryMikeMartha
NNovemberNellieNanNorth Pole
OOscarOliveroboeOtto
P.fatherPeterPeterPaula
QQuebecQueenieQueensource
R.RomeoRobertRogerRichard
S.SierraSugarSugarSamuel
TtangoTommyTareTheodore
UuniformUncleUncleUlrich
V.VictorVictorVictorViktor
W.whiskeyWilliamWilliamWilhelm
XX-rayX-MasXXanthippe
YYankeeYellowYokeYpsilon
ZZuluzebrazebraZacharias / Zeppelin

Conclusion and tips on spelling in English

Spelling alphabets are particularly useful when communicating names on the phone. Keep a list of the most important alphabets close at hand next to the phone, including several forms for phone notes.

You are then always ready to spell names for clarity and correctly log phone calls. If you learn the German and the international spelling alphabet by heart, you will also be able to explain the spelling of names or other terms to other people away from the desk in a professional manner.