[ toh-neem ]
/ ˈtoʊ nim /
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British Dictionary definitions for toneme
/ (ˈtəʊniːm) /
linguistics a phoneme that is distinguished from another phoneme only by its tone
Derived forms of tonemetonemic, adjective
Word Origin for toneme
C20: from tone + -eme
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