It was a small step in learning to stick to my guns, but a leap in my comprehension of phonetics.
Almost all French speakers have to do a serious amount of self-study to become conversant, especially when it comes to phonetics.
Modern writers in their zeal for phonetics seem to have lost their sense of proportion.
Jones is lecturer in phonetics at University College, London.
Presisnes, for 'preciseness,' is a good example of the quaint tricks played by phonetics.
He was a retired professor of phonetics and diction, but now and then prepared a pupil.
There is a difference between a connexion in phonetics and a connexion in grammar.
Here the connexion in phonetics and the connexion in language closely coincide.
Some of these phonetics even came to be used eventually as representatives of letters.
There is too the study of semantics—the science of meanings as distinguished from phonetics, the science of sound.
"representing vocal sounds," 1803, from Modern Latin phoneticus (1797), from Greek phonetikos "vocal," from phonetos "to be spoken, utterable," verbal adjective of phonein "to speak clearly, utter," from phone "sound, voice" (see fame (n.)).
phonetics pho·net·ics (fə-nět'ĭks)
The branch of linguistics that deals with the sounds of speech and their production, combination, description, and representation by written symbols.
phonetic pho·net·ic (fə-nět'ĭk)
Of or relating to phonetics.
Representing the sounds of speech with a set of distinct symbols, each designating a single sound.