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[fuh-nee-miks, foh-] /fəˈni mɪks, foʊ-/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
the study of and systems.
the system of a language, or a discussion of this:
English phonemics.
(functioning as sing) that aspect of linguistics concerned with the classification, analysis, interrelation, and environmental changes of the phonemes of a language


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