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synonyms for phonetics

  • accent
  • diction
  • utterance
  • articulation
  • drawl
  • elocution
  • enunciation
  • orthoepy
  • phonemics
  • phonology
  • speech
  • syllabification
  • twang
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How to use phonetics in a sentence

My endeavour has been to put things very simply, and to make the beginner in phonetics hear for himself.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
Modern writers in their zeal for phonetics seem to have lost their sense of proportion.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Their influence reaches far beyond the proper sphere of phonetics and invades that of morphology, as we shall see.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
In phonetics, as in vocabulary, we must be careful not to exaggerate the importance of interlinguistic influences.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
She isn't sorry to tally the pet (whose phonetics we employ) "dest wunced round the p on her soulders, only zis wunced."
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Whether any further use of phonetics is either desirable or practicable, would be a discussion out of place in these pages.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
The sound which the symbol represents is the voiced stop made by closing the lips and vibrating the vocal chords (see Phonetics).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Phonetics which represent letters only and not syllables may be called alphabetic signs, in contradistinction to syllabic signs.
CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLEJAMES KING
We use a different alphabet, so there is no exact equivalent, only what is called transliteration, which uses phonetics.
THE EGYPTIAN CAT MYSTERYHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
The variations, evidently purely arbitrary and due to the want of training in phonetics, are frequently very considerable.
KINSHIP ORGANISATIONS AND GROUP MARRIAGE IN AUSTRALIANORTHCOTE W. THOMAS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PHONETICS

  • accent
  • articulation
  • diction
  • drawl
  • elocution
  • enunciation
  • orthoepy
  • phonemics
  • phonetics
  • phonology
  • speech
  • syllabification
  • twang
  • utterance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.