from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is versed in phonology.

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

  • noun One versed in phonology.

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

  • noun linguistics A person who specializes in phonology, the functional use of sounds in language.

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

  • noun a specialist in phonology


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • So that, even in Stoker (no Shelleyian phonologist he), we come upon the last clause in Mina

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • Though I am a phonologist, I am far too unfamiliar with the literature and common knowledge of PIE and other proto-language studies to be able to anticipate the problems my ideas might face.

    PIE "look-alike stems" - Evidence of something or a red herring?

  • You wouldn't have any objection to a phonologist telling police that, based on the accent revealed on tape, the Ripper hoaxer probably came from Wearside.

    Another scandal

  • Not only would a phonologist take this as excessively complicated, but the representation types themselves can receive realizations that are acoustically very different (for the small child and the man may speak the same idiolect).

    Types and Tokens

  • Mmmm... you should really ask a phonologist, but I don't think the distinction is necessarily one of length. LEPCHA [MORA].

  • I always found it odd that one of the linguists most resistant to the idea of language preservation, Langefoed, is a phonologist. WHEN A LANGUAGE DIES.

  • Why this inquiry, which demands the equipment of a competent phonologist, has not attracted more American scholars I do not know.

    Preface 2. Preface to the Revised Edition

  • Before anything approaching a thorough and profitable study of the sounds of the American common speech is possible, there must be a careful assembling of the materials, and this, unfortunately, still awaits a phonologist of sufficient enterprise and equipment.

    Chapter 9. The Common Speech. 10. Vulgar Pronunciation

  • Mumbai-based phonologist Ibrahim Darvesh, who has evolved an easy method of teaching Urdu, counts a host of celebrities among his students, including actor Aamir Khan.

    The Times of India


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.