phonemic system

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Noun1.phonemic system - the system of phonemes recognized in a language
consonant system, consonantal system - the system of consonants used in a particular language
vocalism, vowel system - the system of vowels used in a particular language
language system - a system of linguistic units or elements used in a particular language
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Winch et al (2006) make the statement that "it is important that a teacher understand the phonemic system of English" (p.
It is therefore impossible to present a phonemic system for the language as a whole.
Trubetzkoy, which postulated that the phoneme, previously considered the smallest component of language, could be further broken down into a set of distinctive properties which are relative in character and form binary oppositions which together make up the phonemic system of language.