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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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The author's overview of Italian phonology in chapter 3 (pp.
Any process that cannot be analyzed in that way is not part of phonology (cf.
It can be emphasised here that the proportion between these two areas of English phonology is not drastically different if we take into account contributions in journals or anthologies of other scholars who wrote about historical changes in English vowels and consonants.
This study focuses on a group of children in a phonology group that specifically targets speech production and phonological awareness.
The book begins with a chapter on "the basis of phonetics and phonology," including an introduction to the international phonetic alphabet, in the recognition that many sounds in English [and other languages, as well] cannot be adequately expressed in the unaided Roman alphabet (p.
In fact, the heart of his argument is that "children equip themselves best for reading and writing by building a personal understanding of the phonics of their own forms of English, rules for relating their own phonology to print.
In teaching children to read and write, our aim must be to transfer the wonders of phonology from speech to script," Liberman contends.
This massive treatment of the Owa language, which is based primarily in the Solomon Islands, includes a grammar sketch, a phonology, noun phrases, verbs, verb phrases, clause structure, sentences, and a section on discursive nouns.
Viitso's first article described phonology of the Luutsa-Liivtsula subdialect of Votic (ESA VII); it was published already in 1961 when he graduated from university.
Y mae hi'n awdur ac yn gydawdur nifer o gyfrolau, gan gynnwys Lexical Phonology and the History of English (Gwasg Prifysgol Caergrawnt), Change, Chance, and Optimality (Gwasg Prifysgol Rhydychen), Understanding Language Change (Gwasg Prifysgol Caergrawnt), An Introduction to English Phonology (Gwasg Prifysgol Caeredin) a hi yw cyd-olygydd y cyfnodolyn English Language and Linguistics a gyhoeddir gan Wasg Prifysgol Caergrawnt.
This superb handbook, described with needless modesty as a companion to Karlgren's 1957 Recensa, is the most useful reference work on Chinese historical phonology to appear in some time.