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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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PHONOLOGICALLY MOTIVATED SIGNS IN THE EFL CLASSROOM: TWO EXPERIMENTS
Analogously, as noted earlier, sounds that are phonetically different can also be perceived as phonologically the same.
(1) Word initial stop/stop clusters (e.g., DTAM, BKON): these clusters are both phonologically and orthographically illegal.
Despite the interesting complexities involved in the plural patterns, Jibbali plurals have not been phonologically described.
We have devised a methodology that consists of the following steps: (i) the retrieval of all records of strong verbs from the lexical database of Old English Nerthus (www.nerthusproject.com); (6) (ii) the identification of all inflectional forms of strong verbs relevant for derivational morphology; (iii) the isolation of basic strong verbs; (iv) the compilation of derivational paradigms; (v) the identification of the vocalic contrasts holding in derivation; (vi) the classification of the contrasts based on ablaut; and (vii) the distinction of phonologically motivated alternations from instances of allomorphic variation.
This task included four written words in each sheet: a nonword phonologically similar to the target, a semantically related word, a phonologically similar word and the target word.
Thus even if the infix is phonologically similar (which is not) to vala/ka/ki/ke its function is likely to be a different one.
He cites recent studies of 'semantic priming', where processing of word meaning is sped up when one sees a semantically related but phonologically unrelated word ('paper'/'magazine'), 'phonological inhibition', where processing is slowed down when one sees a homonym of particular word ('river bank'/'savings bank', e.g.), and 'repetition priming', when processing is sped up when one sees the same word in quick succession, which provide evidence of a difference in structure.
Yeats phonologically examines how each had generational impacts on Dublin society and everyday life in the city.
Phonologically, it is much easier to derive Ceq Wong tber and Semaq Beri taber from an original *tmbVr than the reverse.