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pho·net·ics

 (fə-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The branch of linguistics that deals with the sounds of speech and their production, combination, description, and representation by written symbols.
2. The system of sounds of a particular language.

phonetics

(fəˈnɛtɪks)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) (functioning as singular) the science concerned with the study of speech processes, including the production, perception, and analysis of speech sounds from both an acoustic and a physiological point of view. This science, though capable of being applied to language studies, technically excludes linguistic considerations. Compare phonology

pho•net•ics

(fəˈnɛt ɪks, foʊ-)

n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) the study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, reception, analysis, classification, and transcription.
2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the phonetic system or the body of phonetic facts of a particular language.

phonetics

1. the science or study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, and perception, and their analysis, classification, and transcription.
2. the science or study of speech sounds with respect to their role in distinguishing meanings among words.
3. the phonetic system of a particular language. Cf. phonology. — phonetician, n. — phonetic, phonetical, adj.
See also: Linguistics

phonetics

The sounds used in speech, or the scientific study of these.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phonetics - the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysisphonetics - the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
acoustics - the study of the physical properties of sound
speech sound, phone, sound - (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
infection - (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
assimilate - become similar in sound; "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant"
dissimilate - become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities; "These consonants dissimilate"
shift - change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change; "Grimm showed how the consonants shifted"
long - (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration; "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
short - of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"
tense - pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
lax - pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
Translations
رُموز الأصْواتصوتياتعِلْم الأصْوات
fonetikavýslovnostní značky
fonetiklydskrift
äänneoppifonetiikka
fonetika
fonetika
hljóîfræîi
fonetika
fonetické znaky
fonetika
fonetiksesbilim

phonetics

[fəʊˈnetɪks] Nfonética f

phonetics

[fəˈnɛtɪks] nphonétique f

phonetics

n
sing (= subject)Phonetik f
pl (= phonetic script)Lautschrift f, → phonetische Umschrift

phonetics

[fəʊˈnɛtɪks] nsgfonetica

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·ics

n. fonética, ciencia que estudia la articulación de los sonidos y su pronunciación.
References in classic literature ?
It must have been largely in his own despite that he was squeezed into something called a Readership of phonetics there.
Gliddon formed one of our party; and he had no difficulty in translating the letters, which were simply phonetic, and represented the word Allamistakeo.
Extending from head to foot was a columnar, or perpendicular, inscription, in phonetic hieroglyphics, giving again his name and titles, and the names and titles of his relations.
About 60 Mphil and PhD scholars attended a one-day workshop titled 'Major Trends in Experimental Phonetics and Phonology'.
As a companion to Phonetic Science for Clinical Practice, the workbook helps students practice identifying and writing phonetic consonant symbols and the articulatory phonetics of vowels, and gain a deeper understanding of the difference between broad and narrow phonetic transcription, suprasegmental features of speech, and the interpretation of acoustic spectrograms.
Esthetic appearance of dentures, Maxillary denture retention, Mandibular denture retention, Chewing ability and Phonetics assessed for patient satisfaction among the two groups were statistically insignificant, having p values more than 0.
The authors focus rather on phonetics than on phonology and aim to avoid too specialized data.
We would like to improve the outdated equipment of the University of Tartu Phonetics Laboratory and purchase equipment that would allow for higher quality and versatile voice recordings.
It does so by offering a series of specially commissioned readings on aspects of English phonetics and phonology, with each chapter combining theoretical input with praxis.
This is wrong and, in the February 2015 issue, I pointed out that these examples are phonetic tautonyms according to the phonetics of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Furthermore, this paper demonstrates that world Englishes applied to EIL on a global scale will limit, not enhance effective communication by showing evidences of potential misunderstandings from the areas of grammar, phonetics, and lexis between EIL speakers.
com)-- "Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics," recently published by Thieme, combines Calvert's descriptive phonetics text and Calvert's workbook into one updated, user-friendly guide to phonetics and transcription.