Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a phonetic manner; as regards the sound and not the spelling of words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a phonetic manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In the way it sounds, particularly: written to describe the sound rather than the dictionary spelling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb by phonetics

Etymologies

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phonetic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • For example, when a person says his or her name, listen carefully to the pronunciation and write down the name phonetically to help you recall the name later.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • •As soon as possible, write down the name phonetically so you remember the pronunciation later.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • •As soon as possible, write down the name phonetically so you remember the pronunciation later.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • For example, when a person says his or her name, listen carefully to the pronunciation and write down the name phonetically to help you recall the name later.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • For example, when a person says his or her name, listen carefully to the pronunciation and write down the name phonetically to help you recall the name later.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • •As soon as possible, write down the name phonetically so you remember the pronunciation later.

    ASIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMS & MANNERS

  • She led us through the word phonetically: Ch-trv-tek.

    The Adults

  • She led us through the word phonetically: Ch-trv-tek.

    The Adults

  • What van Helmont did was to change the meaning to kinds of air other than the air we breathe; and his stroke of genius was to spell the Greek word phonetically, i.e., as he and other southern Dutch-speakers would have spelled it, if, knowing no Greek, they had heard it, and had had to write it down in Dutch.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 2

  • These thugs ran a violent insurgent operation back home under the the acronym of FRAPH — ostensibly standing for The Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti but ironically translating phonetically into the French word for “hit” or “to whip”.

    Like Hell Needs A Heat Wave...

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