phonic

[fon-ik, foh-nik]
adjective
of or pertaining to speech sounds.

Origin:
1815–25; phon- + -ic

phonically, adverb
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phonics (ˈfɒnɪks)
 
n
1.  an obsolete name for acoustics
2.  a method of teaching people to read by training them to associate letters with their phonetic values
 
'phonic
 
adj
 
'phonically
 
adv

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phonic phon·ic (fŏn'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the nature of sound, especially speech sounds.

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Good phonic instruction leads to rapid, fluent decoding, without which students cannot comprehend text.
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