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  • v. to spell by phonetic script

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make phonetic; render true, or more nearly corresponding, to utterance.


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  • How to phoneticize words from languages that are written with the Roman alphabet is murky for different reasons.

    Word Court

  • Elephant is always a fun one, but challenging to phoneticize.

    Thursday Thirteen (No 2)

  • Alternately, phoneticize it only for those characters who pronounce it differently from the narrative voice (eg if Carson is the third-person limited perspective, then Rodney says "ZPM" and John says "ZeePM").

    June 11th, 2005

  • Pepper can be very funny and he's one of the few who can phoneticize the Ulster accent.

    12/01/2003 - 01/01/2004

  • After all, "Google" doesn't phoneticize well in Chinese, as the



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