Phonic



[fon-ik, foh-nik] /ˈfɒn ɪk, ˈfoʊ nɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to speech sounds.
adj.

“pertaining to sound,” 1793, from Greek phone “voice” (see fame (n.)) + -ic.

phonic phon·ic (fŏn’ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the nature of sound, especially speech sounds.

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