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pho·net·ics

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

phonology

/pho·nol·o·gy/ (fah-nol´ah-je) the science of vocal sounds.phonolog´ical

phonology

[fōnol′əjē]
the study of speech sounds, particularly the principles governing the way speech sounds are used in a given language.

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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To sum up, this book is undoubtedly a significant achievement of the phonetic laboratory at the University of Tartu and will serve as a new reference point for anyone reading in Estonian and interested in advances of Estonian phonetics and phonology throughout their history.
Lexicon = c(13) + c(14) * Phonology + c(15) * Morphology + c(16) * Syntax (4);
In which psychological considerations are more important than descriptive elegance, in contrast with the priorities of linguistic theories of adult phonology, [.
When asked to create specific spelling combinations, children often use phonology to guide their spelling (e.
As I will eventually flesh out thoroughly, this is why the grounding of phonology must be not only inherently biological, but also inherently psychological as well.
It tells us that certain training methods have been used to increase learners' attention to L2 phonology and the effects that training has had on them.
WOLFF, Proto-Austronesian Phonology with Glossary, vols.
67, April, 1995), which examines the philosophies within the rhyming passages of Zhuangzi but has no foundation in either phonology or statistics.
The remaining six chapters address the following topics: (1) Theoretical background; (2) a very brief history of Italian phonology; (3) segmental phonology; (4) syllable structure; (5) word stress; and (6) prosodic phonology.
Section 4 shows how root-controlled phonology interacts (and potentially conflicts) with anticipatory phonology, while Section 5 addresses left-right asymmetries in stem vs.
By a mere coincidence the present writer, who also attended the symposium, completed at that time his post-doctoral dissertation which came out under the title A critical survey of a historical phonology of English vowels (with special reference to Karl Luick's Historische Grammatik der englischen Sprache).
The academic contributors explore the role of phonology in resolving tip-of-the-tongue states, age differences in emotional regulation in both Eastern and Western cultures, and the link between cognitively complex activities and the intellectual functioning of the elderly.