phonemicize

[ fuh-nee-muh-sahyz, foh- ]
/ fəˈni məˌsaɪz, foʊ- /

verb (used with object), pho·ne·mi·cized, pho·ne·mi·ciz·ing.

to transcribe into phonemic symbols.
to analyze (a word, the sound structure of a language, etc.) by establishing its phonemes.

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Also especially British, pho·ne·mi·cise .

Origin of phonemicize

First recorded in 1935–40; phonemic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM phonemicize

pho·ne·mi·ci·za·tion, noun
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