Definition of Phonemics

1. Noun. The study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes.

Exact synonyms: Phonology
Category relationships: Linguistics
Specialized synonyms: Orthoepy
Generic synonyms: Descriptive Linguistics
Examples of category: Syncopation, Syncope
Derivative terms: Phonologic, Phonological, Phonologist



Definition of Phonemics

1. Noun. (linguistics) The study of phonemes and their written representations. ¹

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Definition of Phonemics

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phonemics

phonemes
phonemic
phonemic merger
phonemic mergers
phonemic split
phonemic system
phonemically
phonemicist
phonemicists
phonemicization
phonemicizations
phonemicize
phonemicized
phonemicizes
phonemicizing
phonemics (current term)
phonendoscope
phoner
phoners
phones
phonestheme
phonesthemes
phonesthesia
phonesthetic
phonetic
phonetic alphabet
phonetic symbol
phonetic symbolism
phonetic transcription

Literary usage of Phonemics

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1. On Calculating the Factor of Chance in Language Comparison by Donald A. Ringe (1992)
"... phonology that employs the segment /gV, since that analysis seems to represent the facts of Turkish phonemics and morphophonemics most accurately. ..."

2. Sound Systems: Explicit, Systematic Phonics in Early Literacy Contexts by Anna Lyon, Paula Moore (2002)
"Teachers also use this time to assess and look for evidence of independent use of phonics and phonemics awareness strategies. This new information will ..."

3. Achieving High Educational Standards for All: Conference Summary by Christopher F. Edley, Timothy Ready, Catherine E. Snow (2002)
"... children to construct the various components of the reading process, from verbal language, vocabulary, phonemics, and phonetics to reading for meaning. ..."

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