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phoneme

 [fo´nēm]
the smallest distinct unit of sound in speech; the basic unit of spoken language.

pho·neme

(fō'nēm),
A speech sound.
[G. phōnēma, a voice]

pho·neme

(fō'nēm)
The smallest sound unit that, in terms of the phonetic sequences of sound, controls meaning.
[G. phōnēma, a voice]

phoneme

One of the many sounds in speech that distinguish the meaning of one word from another, as in the case of ‘b’ and ‘w’ which distinguish, for instance, ‘bed’ and ‘wed’ in English.

pho·neme

(fō'nēm)
The smallest sound unit that, in terms of the phonetic sequences of sound, controls meaning.
[G. phōnēma, a voice]
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are allophones of the same phoneme, and the same occurs with [b] and [[beta]], and with [g] and [X].
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Therefore, it does not qualify for onset position that demands replacement with a strong phoneme on the onset.
Here k is the total number of samples, P i represents predicted labeled phonemes and A i represent actual labels of the phonemes.
It is important to emphasize that the presence of the phoneme at some level depended on the fact that it continued with high frequency in the following age groups.
It is easier to describe what it is not: a phoneme is not an articulation, nor an alphabetic letter, but rather an idea.
This allows us to draw strong conclusions about the cognitive and neural processes that are essential for phoneme binding.
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that occurs in speech in situations when the phoneme /r/ is found in the consonant environment, or in the syllabic use [24].
The participants were four kindergarten students identified as "at risk" or "some risk" for reading failure based on the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills[TM] (DIBELS; Good & Kaminski, 2002) Phoneme Segmentation Fluency (PSF) winter benchmark results (Good, Kaminski,.
Phonological analysis tasks (sometimes referred to as phoneme segmentation tasks) involve breaking up a word or syllable into its separate phonemes.
Above these layers the model allows for overlapping among grammaphonemes, so that it is possible to account for the use of spelling symbols that relate to phonological tiers higher than the phoneme.