rephonemicize

transitive verb

re·​phonemicize
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: 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
rephonemicization
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noun

Word History

Etymology

re- + phonemicize

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“Rephonemicize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rephonemicize. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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