phonemics
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1936 1. a branch of linguistic analysis involving the study of phonemes 2. the structure of a language in terms of phonemes • phonemicist noun

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  • phonemics — [fō nē′miks, fənē′miks] n. 1. the study of the phonemic systems of languages 2. the description and classification of the phonemes of a specific language phonemicist [pho ne′mə sist] n …   English World dictionary

  • phonemics — phonemicist /feuh nee meuh sist, foh /, n. /feuh nee miks, foh /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the study of phonemes and phonemic systems. 2. the phonemic system of a language, or a discussion of this: English phonemics. [1935 40; PHONEME + ICS]… …   Universalium

  • phonemics — noun the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑phonology • Derivationally related forms: ↑phonologic (for: ↑phonology), ↑phonological ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • phonemics — См. fonologìa …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • phonemics — noun The study of phonemes and their written representations …   Wiktionary

  • phonemics — pho·ne·mics fə nē miks, fō n pl but sing in constr 1) a branch of linguistic analysis that consists of the study of phonemes 2) the structure of a language in terms of phonemes …   Medical dictionary

  • phonemics — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. linguistic analysis, study of phonemes, linguistics; see language 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • phonemics — pho|ne|mics [fəˈni:mıks] n [U] technical the study and description of the phonemes of languages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • phonemics — pho|ne|mics [ fou nimıks ] noun uncount LINGUISTICS the study of the phonemes of a language …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • phonemics — fÉ™ nɪːmɪks n. study of phonemes (smallest units of a language) …   English contemporary dictionary

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