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Phonetics   /fənˈɛtɪks/   Listen

The branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis.

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"Phonetics" Quotes from Famous Books

... English philologist, born at Horeton; published many papers on phonetics and early English pronunciation; was President of the Philological Society; his name, originally Sharpe, changed ...
— The Nuttall Encyclopaedia - Being a Concise and Comprehensive Dictionary of General Knowledge • Edited by Rev. James Wood

... of a Brythonic group, arriving early in Britain and driven northwards by newcomers? Professor Windisch and Dr. Stokes regard them as Celts, allied to the Brythons rather than to the Goidels, the phonetics of their speech resembling those of ...
— The Religion of the Ancient Celts • J. A. MacCulloch

Words linked to "Phonetics" :   short, phonetic, infection, tense, phonetician, speech sound, phone, shift, lax, constricted, acoustics, long, dissimilate, assimilate, sound

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