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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.

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

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.
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"
Translations
صَوْتي
fonetický
fonetisk
ध्वन्यात्मक
fonetikus
hljóîfræîilegur
fonetikafonetiniai ženklaifonetinis
fonētisks
fonetic
fonetický
fonetiksesçil

phonetic

[fəʊˈnetɪk] ADJfonético

phonetic

adj, phonetically
advphonetisch

phonetic

[fəʊˈnɛtɪk] adjfonetico/a

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.

pho·net·ic

a. fonético-a, rel. a la voz y a los sonidos articulados.
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Thus when the prominent Yiddish journalist Abraham Cahan ventures in one stroke into fiction-writing and English-language publication, the fact that he renders Yiddish-reported speech in standard English and English words in italics as a kind of phoneticized dialect has as much to do with the longstanding conception of Yiddish as a pointedly spoken "folk language" as it does with the status of dialect in the explicitly American project of local-color realism advocated by Cahan's most tireless promoter, William Dean Howells.