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phonemicize

[fuh-nee-muh-sahyz, foh-] /fəˈni məˌsaɪz, foʊ-/
verb (used with object), phonemicized, phonemicizing.
1.
to transcribe into phonemic symbols.
2.
to analyze (a word, the sound structure of a language, etc.) by establishing its phonemes.
Also, especially British, phonemicise.
Origin of phonemicize
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; phonemic + -ize
Related forms
phonemicization, noun
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