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phonological

[ fohn-l-oj-i-kuhl, fon- ]
/ ˌfoʊn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌfɒn- /
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adjective
of or relating to phonology, the study of the distribution and patterning of speech sounds in languages generally:The course covers phonological processes such as vowel harmony, voicing, syllabication, and the placement of stress.
of or relating to the inventory of sounds, and the patterns governing them, in a specific language:I’m not used to this sound and don’t know how to pronounce it, as it doesn’t exist in my native English phonological system.
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Rarely pho·no·log·ic [fohn-l-oj-ik, fon-] /ˌfoʊn lˈɒdʒ ɪk, ˌfɒn-/ .

Origin of phonological

OTHER WORDS FROM phonological

pho·no·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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