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- n. The study and establishment of the phonemes of a language.
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- n. The study of phonemes and their written representations.
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- n. the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
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So – the diacritics are a feature of phonetics (not phonemics) and of tension, not lengthening.
Orton-Gillingham is a multisensory approach that uses phonemics and three basic learning pathways: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.
With Tennysonian phonemics epitomized by example in this same stanza, the "silent-speaking words" of text, in this case the letters of the dead, give virtual voice to silence rather than merely speaking from it.
The notes appended here represent my first and necessarily tentative analysis of certain patterns in Linyaari phonemics and morphophonemics.
I find it's better to transcribe a language based on phonemics rather than phonetics.
Early-reading proponents say it would be more accurate to describe this practice as "phonics writing," to get across the message that it's an exercise in phonemics (the way letters represent sounds) rather than true spelling.
* The notes appended here represent my first and necessarily tentative analysis of certain patterns in Linyaari phonemics and morphophonemics.
To begin with, many transcriptions do not really understand phonemics, and waste a lot of effort trying to represent the actual sound of each phoneme.
But it is worthwhile to note that Arabic phonemics is particularly hard for English speakers, and Jews do have a history of belittling there own language, names, and pronunciation.
One of the most famous artists to ground their work in the phoneme is the Dadaist Kurt Schwitters, whose "Ur Sonata" demilitarized language after World War I by softening and subtilizing phonemes through the performance of a score. Schwitters 'work coincides with the Russian Futurists', whose made-up language "Zaum" used phonemics to tap language's universal source, and thereby its glossolalic, transliterative potentials.
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