phoneticize


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phoneticize

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phoneticise

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phonetise

vb (tr)
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) to represent speech in writing using a system in which individual symbols reflect speech sounds in a regular manner
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) to increase the representation of written language using symbols or letters that correspond more closely or regularly to the sounds of the spoken language
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pho•net•i•cize

(fəˈnɛt əˌsaɪz, foʊ-)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
1. to represent (speech) in writing using symbols that correspond regularly with speech sounds.
2. to increase the regularity of correspondence between sound and symbol in: a system of phoneticized English spelling.
[1880–90]
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Suzanne Zelaso, in "Sounding Eyes: Mina Loy's Acoustic Subjectivity in 'The Song of the Nightingale is Like the Scent of Syringa," also desires to phoneticize the semantic dimensions of Mina Loy's printed poem.
(6.) Ni Haishu, Zhongguo pinyin wenzi yundongshi jianbian [Short history of the movement in China to phoneticize characters] (Shanghai: Epoch Publishing Company, 1948), 59.
For example, in the controversy over Polish spelling reform in the 1920s, a literary critic, Karol Ludwik Koninski, wrote "An historical orthography is an energetic orthography ..., an orthography that phoneticizes on the model of everyday [speech] is an orthography of entropy and therefore a destructive and sad orthography [...].