- of or relating to speech sounds.
Origin of phonic
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Their greatest contribution to education is the phonic method of spelling.History of Education
How was a glyphic comparison of the phonic symbols of both languages made in substantiation of the oral comparison?Ulysses
Economy of utterance has had to do with the phonic constitution of words; economy of thought has developed the sentence.On the Evolution of Language
John Wesley Powell
Meaning does not adhere to the phonic presentation of thought, while it does to signs.
Enliven the phonic drills occasionally by originating little rhymes, using the words of the series to be reviewed.How to Teach Phonics
Lida M. Williams
Word Origin and History for phonic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or having the nature of sound, especially speech sounds.
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