Definition Of phonetics

noun

the study and classification of speech sounds.

Dan is now a distinguished specialist on Amazonian languages and professor of phonetics and phonology at the fine Department of Linguistics at the University of Manchester in England.

Example Of phonetics

  • a phonetics laboratory

  • Consequently we, or at least most phoneticians , are sensitised to the nuances of any speech as something weighted with cultural anchors, laden with the freight that attaches not only to their speaker but to the thing spoken.

  • Dan is now a distinguished specialist on Amazonian languages and professor of phonetics and phonology at the fine Department of Linguistics at the University of Manchester in England.

  • If the play makes the public aware that there are such people as phoneticians , and that they are among its most important people in England at present, it will serve its turn.

  • Modern phoneticians would more precisely categorize such consonants into velar, uvular, pharyngeal, and glottal articulations.


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