Origin of phoneme
Examples from the Web for phonemes
The vocabulary is different but the syntax and phonemes are nearly identical.Blessed Are the Meek|G.C. Edmondson
Word Origin for phoneme
"distinctive sound or group of sounds," 1889, from French phonème, from Greek phonema "a sound made, voice," from phonein "to sound or speak," from phone "sound, voice," from PIE root *bha- (2) "speak" (see fame (n.)).