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It was a small step in learning to stick to my guns, but a leap in my comprehension of phonetics.

Almost all French speakers have to do a serious amount of self-study to become conversant, especially when it comes to phonetics.

My endeavour has been to put things very simply, and to make the beginner in phonetics hear for himself.

Modern writers in their zeal for phonetics seem to have lost their sense of proportion.

Their influence reaches far beyond the proper sphere of phonetics and invades that of morphology, as we shall see.

In phonetics, as in vocabulary, we must be careful not to exaggerate the importance of interlinguistic influences.

She isn't sorry to tally the pet (whose phonetics we employ) "dest wunced round the p on her soulders, only zis wunced."


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phonetics, such as: accent, diction, utterance, articulation, drawl, and elocution.

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