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pho·net·ics

(fō-net'iks),
The science of speech and of pronunciation.
Synonym(s): phonology

phonology

(fo-nol'o-je) [ phono- + -logy]
The study of the speech sounds of a particular language at a particular time or place (e.g., 17th-century Mexican Spanish).
See: phonetics
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Authorities say many children hailing from villages surrounding the pilgrim town have enrolled themselves in the schools being run by various Buddhist monasteries to master the spoken form of foreign languages, such as English, Japanese, Tibetan, Chinese, Thai and Sri Lankan since the majority of the tourists visiting the place are from these countries.
Efforts at changing the sounds to alveolar stops and affricates are not adequate and are ridiculed by many as artificial and not representative of the spoken form. While language purists may take issue with the inclusion of new symbols in Ndebele orthography to represent the inter-dental fricatives, it may be unfair to the language and its speakers to sacrifice practicality on the altar of language purism.
Then it sits out multimedia documents, sorts them, plays list of documents (in audio form) on cell phone, gets user preference, retrieves the document from web and returns it in spoken form on the cell phone This work enhances the capability of VXML interpreter from a simple voice browser to a spoken multimedia documents search engine where a user passes his query using built in microphone and obtains the results in audio form (Jaleel and Shoaib, 2010).
The area where the differences are most noticed is the spoken form since it is basically performance.
The Conversation Mode allows two users to speak directly into the phone, one at a time, and have their conversations translated both in text and spoken form. So far, the consensus is that the service certainly has scope for improvement, but, that it is a great step forward in the right direction.
It was said at the time that MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet transcended the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of the play in its more traditional spoken form.
A play that cannot communicate effectively to the listener in spoken form is no longer a play, and thus no longer lives.
Instead, they possessed rich and complex oral traditions, passing myths, legends, and history from generation to generation in spoken form. In some cultures, professional storytellers, called "griots," preserved the oral tradition.
At lower levels, always introduce the written form of the word after the spoken form, and don't introduce unfamiliar language in reading texts.
Poems, both in literary and spoken form, as well as articles, weak and revolutionary alike, were written, all in praise of Muntadar's shoes which were too proud to touch Bush's face.
THIS production by Jo Evans gets off to a splendid start, with Rachel Lawrence in beautifully spoken form as the nurse who brings po-faced nonsense to her lethal inclinations while we wait for the funeral of her latest victim.
Here he argues that George's presentation of his work, in both written and spoken form, was calculated to make it difficult for the reader/listener to understand the poems.