What exactly is Pig Latin, is it a language? And how is it a mystery?
What language do these words come from: ouch-cay, appy-hay, and ender-tay? If you guessed Pig Latin, you’re correct. Pig Latin is not actually a language but a language game that children (and some adults) use to speak “in code.” Pig Latin words are formed by altering words in English. Here’s how it works: First, pick any English word. We’ll use “dictionary.” Next, move the first consonant or …
What is Phonetic Spelling?
Spelling is how we put words together, but what is phonetic spelling? An alternate way to create words? Well, yes!
grammatical, lingual, dialectal, phonetic, etymological, lexical, morphological, phonological, syntactical
Origin of phonemic
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There are no sharp linguistic divisions within this vast region, and phonemic shifts are gradual throughout its extent.Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society
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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
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