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phonology

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noun pho·nol·o·gy \fə-ˈnä-lə-jē, fō-\

Simple Definition of phonology

  • linguistics : the study of the speech sounds used in a language

Full Definition of phonology

  1. 1 :  the science of speech sounds including especially the history and theory of sound changes in a language or in two or more related languages

  2. 2 :  the phonetics and phonemics of a language at a particular time

pho·no·log·i·cal play \ˌfō-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl also ˌfä-\ also pho·no·log·ic play \-jik\ adjective
pho·no·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
pho·nol·o·gist play \fə-ˈnä-lə-jist, fō-\ noun

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phonology

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noun pho·nol·o·gy \fə-ˈnäl-ə-jē, fō-\

Medical Definition of phonology

plural pho·nol·o·gies

  1. 1:  the science of speech sounds including especially the history and theory of sound changes in a language or in two or more related languages

  2. 2:  the phonetics and phonemics of a language at a particular time

  3. pho·no·log·i·cal \ˌfōn-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl also ˌfän-əl-\play also pho·no·log·ic \-ik\play adjective
    pho·no·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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