pho·​no·​tac·​tics | \ 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

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phonotactic \ ˌfō-​nə-​ˈtak-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of phonotactics

1956, in the meaning defined above

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