phonetics

[ fuh-net-iks, foh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF phonetics
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In its phonetics, it possesses six elements which to the Spaniards were new.

Sussex men are curiously intolerant of the phonetics of orthography.

(a) Phonetics, which teaches us to recognize and to reproduce sounds and tones.

How can we combine a study of phonetics with a study of orthography?

Jones is lecturer in phonetics at University College, London.

The operator had taken it literally, and it was a small study in phonetics.

There is a difference between a connexion in phonetics and a connexion in grammar.

Here the connexion in phonetics and the connexion in language do not closely coincide.

He was a retired professor of phonetics and diction, but now and then prepared a pupil.

He was the first in England to reduce the study of phonetics to a science.

WORD ORIGIN

"scientific study of speech," 1841, from phonetic; also see -ics.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PHONETICS

pronunciation

nounway something is said
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