Synonyms for phonetic

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Every alternate page was in the phonetic Indian symbols, of which more hereafter.

The use of phonetic transcription, however, is a moot question.

Phonetic: sound producing; applied to stridulating structures.

The sitters also were often in rows—with a slight (phonetic) difference.

It was not phonetic, nor was it etymological; it was simply Ritsonian.

In most cases, indeed, the phonetic reading is unknown or uncertain.

This phonetic writing furnishes the reading for Nin in Nin-Klgal.

I heard the name that time, but I can make no attempt, phonetic or other, to spell it.

The principle on which the characters are formed is the phonetic.

Phonetic characters or signs were those expressive of sounds.

WORD ORIGIN

"representing vocal sounds," 1803, from Modern Latin phoneticus (1797), from Greek phonetikos "vocal," from phonetos "to be spoken, utterable," verbal adjective of phonein "to speak clearly, utter," from phone "sound, voice" (see fame (n.)).

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