[foh-nog-ruh-fee] /foʊˈnɒg rə fi/
noun, plural phonographies for 2.
phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
a writing system that represents sounds by individual symbols Compare logography
the employment of such a writing system
1. . phonology
[fohn-l-ahyt] /ˈfoʊn lˌaɪt/ noun 1. a fine-grained volcanic rock composed chiefly of alkali feldspar and nepheline, some varieties of which split into pieces that ring on being struck. /ˈfəʊnəˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a fine-grained volcanic igneous rock consisting of alkaline feldspars and nepheline n. a kind of volcanic rock that rings when struck, c.1830, literally “sounding […]
[fuh-nol-uh-jee, foh-] /fəˈnɒl ə dʒi, foʊ-/ noun, plural phonologies. 1. the study of the distribution and patterning of speech sounds in a language and of the tacit rules governing pronunciation. 2. the phonological system or the body of phonological facts of a language. /fəˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun (pl) -gies 1. the study of the sound system of […]
noun, Linguistics. 1. an operation in generative phonology that substitutes one sound or class of sounds for another in a phonological derivation.