phonemicize

phonemicize

(ˌfəˈniːmɪˌsaɪz) or

phonemicise

vb
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) to group, explain or transcribe (a sound) with reference to phonemes
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) to (cause to) progress to the level of a phoneme
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(2.) I phonemicize syllabic distinctions in Old Japanese as follows: A-type (ko-rui) Neutral B-type (otsu-rui) mi 'three' ti 'thousand' mwi 'body' mye 'woman' te 'hand' me 'eye' kwo 'child' po 'ear (of grain)' ko 'this'