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pho·net·ic

 (fə-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to phonetics.
2. Representing the sounds of speech with a set of distinct symbols, each designating a single sound: phonetic spelling.
3. Of, relating to, or being features of pronunciation that are not phonemically distinctive in a language, as aspiration of consonants or vowel length in English.

[New Latin phōnēticus, representing speech sounds, from Greek phōnētikos, vocal, from phōnētos, to be spoken, from phōnein, to produce a sound, from phōnē, sound, voice; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

pho·net′i·cal adj.
pho·net′i·cal·ly adv.
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phonetic

(fəˈnɛtɪk) or

phonetical

adj
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) of or relating to phonetics
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) denoting any perceptible distinction between one speech sound and another, irrespective of whether the sounds are phonemes or allophones. Compare phonemic2
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) conforming to pronunciation: phonetic spelling.
[C19: from New Latin phōnēticus, from Greek phōnētikos, from phōnein to make sounds, speak]
phoˈnetically adv
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pho•net•ic

(fəˈnɛt ɪk, foʊ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to speech sounds, their production, or their transcription in written symbols.
2. representing speech sounds: phonetic transcription.
3. agreeing with pronunciation: a phonetic spelling.
4. pertaining to or involving the discrimination of nondistinctive speech elements of a language: In English, the features of length and aspiration are phonetic rather than phonemic.
n.
5. (in Chinese writing) a written element that represents a sound and is used in combination with a radical to form a character.
[1820–30; < New Latin phōnēticus < Greek phōnētikós vocal =phōnēt(ós) to be spoken (v. adj. of phōneîn to speak) + -ikos -ic]
pho•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phonetic - of or relating to speech sounds; "phonetic transcription"
2.phonetic - of or relating to the scientific study of speech sounds; "phonetic analysis"
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Translations
صَوْتي
fonetický
fonetisk
ध्वन्यात्मक
fonetikus
hljóîfræîilegur
fonetikafonetiniai ženklaifonetinis
fonētisks
fonetic
fonetický
fonetiksesçil

phonetic

[fəʊˈnetɪk] ADJfonético
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phonetic

adj, phonetically
advphonetisch
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phonetic

[fəʊˈnɛtɪk] adjfonetico/a
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phonetic

(fəˈnetik) adjective
relating to the sounds of (a) language. He's making a phonetic study of the speech of the deaf.
phoˈnetics noun singular
the study of the sounds of language.
noun singular, noun plural
(a system of) symbols used to show the pronunciation of words.
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pho·net·ic

a. fonético-a, rel. a la voz y a los sonidos articulados.
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"As a Spanish teacher, I believe one of the beauties of the language is that it is phonetical, making it easier to spell and learn than other languages.
Their topics include the structure of the phonetical touch: unsettling the mastery of phonology over phonetics, surplus of touch: from the forest of symbols to the jungle of touch, anatomical aporia: speculative unity of touch and language, on the touch of swear words: swearing and the Lacanian real, and haptic contagion: the scream mutating touch and language.
In the pseudoword recognition task, twelve pairs of multisyllabic pseudowords (mean duration = 1500 ms) composed of simple consonant-vowel syllabic structure were elaborated for the experimental conditions, and in half of the trials, there was a slight phonetical difference between the pseudowords of a pair (see Appendix 4).
(30) I have omitted Hallam's phonetical spellings of "daughter" and "die" in dialect because of difficulties re-creating his handwritten orthography in type.
The grammatical, phonetical and morphological features were analyzed within the languages of Bantu (Toporova, 1965; Koptilina, 1971; Illarionov, 1982), Hausa (Zhurkovskiy, 1966), and Bamileke (Vinogradov, 1971) people.
The system will generate visual or phonetical outputs to communicate with the user.
The analysis performed at morphological level punctuates the aspects and the difficulties, specific to the adaptation under the conditions of the differences among the morphological, phonetical and orthographical systems of the two languages.