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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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

phonological play \ˌfō-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl also ˌfä-\ also phonologic play \-jik\ adjective
phonologically play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
phonologist 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 phonologies

  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

phonological \ˌfōn-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl also ˌfän-əl-\play also phonologic \-ik\play adjective
phonologically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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