rephonemicize

transitive verb
re·​phonemicize | \ ¦rē+ \

Definition of rephonemicize

: to transcribe (a phoneme) or all amenable phonemes of (a language) with multiple symbols that are more accurately descriptive than single symbols of the phonetic makeup involved

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Other Words from rephonemicize

rephonemicization \ "+ \ noun

History and Etymology for rephonemicize

re- + phonemicize

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“Rephonemicize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rephonemicize. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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