phonotype

[ foh-nuh-tahyp ]

nounPrinting.
  1. a piece of type bearing a phonetic character or symbol.

Origin of phonotype

1
First recorded in 1835–45; phono- + -type

Other words from phonotype

  • pho·no·typ·ic [foh-nuh-tip-ik], /ˌfoʊ nəˈtɪp ɪk/, pho·no·typ·i·cal, adjective
  • pho·no·typ·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for phonotype

phonotype

/ (ˈfəʊnəˌtaɪp) /


nounprinting
  1. a letter or symbol representing a sound

  2. text printed in phonetic symbols

Derived forms of phonotype

  • phonotypic (ˌfəʊnəˈtɪpɪk) or phonotypical, adjective

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