noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of phonetics
Origin of phonetic
Related Words for phoneticsutterance, accent, diction, enunciation, articulation, twang, elocution, speech, drawl, phonetics, phonology, syllabification, phonemics, orthoepy
Examples from the Web for phonetics
Contemporary Examples of phonetics
It was a small step in learning to stick to my guns, but a leap in my comprehension of phonetics.‘Sesame Street’ Is Middle-Aged and Awesome
November 10, 2014
Almost all French speakers have to do a serious amount of self-study to become conversant, especially when it comes to phonetics.Why Can’t France Learn English?
March 9, 2013
Historical Examples of phonetics
In its phonetics, it possesses six elements which to the Spaniards were new.The Maya Chronicles
Sussex men are curiously intolerant of the phonetics of orthography.Highways & Byways in Sussex
(a) Phonetics, which teaches us to recognize and to reproduce sounds and tones.
How can we combine a study of phonetics with a study of orthography?
Jones is lecturer in phonetics at University College, London.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
Word Origin for phonetic
"representing vocal sounds," 1803, from Modern Latin phoneticus (1797), from Greek phonetikos "vocal," from phonetos "to be spoken, utterable," verbal adjective of phonein "to speak clearly, utter," from phone "sound, voice" (see fame (n.)).