[ fuh-nee-mik, foh- ]
/ fəˈni mɪk, foʊ- /
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OTHER WORDS FROM phonemicpho·ne·mi·cal·ly, adverbnon·pho·ne·mic, adjectivenon·pho·ne·mi·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby phonemic
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Example sentences from the Web for phonemic
There are no sharp linguistic divisions within this vast region, and phonemic shifts are gradual throughout its extent.Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society|Robert F. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for phonemic
/ (fəˈniːmɪk) /
of or relating to the phoneme
relating to or denoting speech sounds that belong to different phonemes rather than being allophonic variants of the same phonemeCompare phonetic (def. 2)
of or relating to phonemics
Derived forms of phonemicphonemically, adverb
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