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- noun a basic, theoretical
unitof soundthat can distinguish words by durationonly of a vowelor consonant
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From Ancient Greek χρόνος (chrónos) + -eme a suffix indicating a fundamental unit in some aspect of linguistic structure, extracted from phoneme, from Ancient Greek φώνημα (phōnēma, "sound"), from φωνέω (phōneō, "to sound"), from φωνή (phōnē, "sound").
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