segmental phoneme

noun

Definition of segmental phoneme

: one of the phonemes (as \k, a, t\ in cat, tack, act) of a language that can be assigned to a relative sequential order of minimal segments — compare suprasegmental phoneme

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“Segmental phoneme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/segmental%20phoneme. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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