One entry found for phonetic.
Main Entry: pho·net·ic
Pronunciation: fschwa-primarystressnet-ik
Function: adjective
Etymology: from modern Latin phoneticus "relating to speech sounds," from Greek phomacrnemacrontikos (same meaning), derived from phomacrnemacron "voice, sound" --related to EUPHONY, SYMPHONY
1 a : of or relating to spoken language or speech sounds <phonetic differences between Old English and Modern English> b : of or relating to phonetics <a phonetic study>
2 : representing speech sounds <phonetic spelling>
- pho·net·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb


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