in linguistics, smallest unit of speech distinguishing one word (or word element) from another, as the sound p in `tap,` which separates that word ... [8 related articles]
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phoneme 1. The smallest unit of speech that distinguishes one utterance from another in all of the variations that it displays in the speech of a single person or particular dialect as the result of modifying influences (as neighboring sounds and stress). 2. The smallest sound unit which, in terms o...
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A phoneme is a basic element of a given language or dialect, from which words in that language or dialect are analyzed as being built up. The phoneme is defined by the International Phonetic Association as "the smallest segmental unit of sound employed to form meaningful contrasts between utterance...
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The smallest unit of speech that serves to distinguish one utterance from another in a language
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fō′nēm Definitions: 1. A speech sound.
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Distinctive unit of sound from which a language is formed. For example, /t/ and /d/ are phonemes in English because they can be used to distinguish between two words, for example `bad` and `bat`. Although the exact sound of /t/ varies with its phonetic context (see phonetics). Phonetically, the /t/....
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1) 'call!' 2) Phone 3) Pronunciation key representation 4) Pronunciation unit 5) Sound 6) Speech sound 7) Unit of speech
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