phonotactics


pho·no·tac·tics

noun plural but singular in construction \ˌfō-nə-ˈtak-tiks\

Definition of PHONOTACTICS

:  the area of phonology concerned with the analysis and description of the permitted sound sequences of a language
pho·no·tac·tic \-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of PHONOTACTICS

1956

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