phoneme


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(linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language

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A prominent publisher of poetry in translation, Phoneme has a backlist of over 30 titles from 25 languages, while A Strange Object publishes experimental, debut works and has a backlist of seven titles.
The purpose of "Sawtam" is to shed light on the simplicity of the Arabic language, which has just 28 phonemes but is still capable of great expression.
A grapheme doesn't represent a phoneme until it is in a word or even a sentence.
The Andhra school does come to demand that poets should propitiate deities known as the matrkas (the mothers or phoneme goddesses) at the start of any work.
In this study, the sample, namely children exposed to a bilingual environment, obtained better results in phoneme synthesis tasks than did children exposed to a monolingual environment.
The annotation was done using a minimal set of phonemes and the SAMPA_LT [9] set of phonemes expecting to find if the SAMPA_LT set of phonemes is not redundant for the digits recognition task.
The rates of occurrence of different phoneme pairs are good indicators of authorship, particularly of poetry, because they register a combination of (a) choice of words and (b) ways of putting them together.
Colvard teamed up with animators, app developers, and teachers to produce unique early literacy edtech software programs that are rooted in the neurobiology of reading, and influenced by the highly effective early-reading methodology of phoneme awareness advocate Dr.
In the above given examples, a listener is not sure which phoneme has been spoken first, whether it is velar stop or sibilant.
A class of native or non-native pronunciation for a particular phoneme was assigned if at least three of the judges agreed on the same label.
Many studies have shown deficit in phoneme discrimination by dyslexic individuals (Bogliotti et al., 2008; Serniclaes et al., 2001).
One of the possible phonetically distinct articulations of a phoneme within the sound pattern of a language.
As Kingston writes, "languages have the oral, nasal, and reduced vowels they do because vowels must be dispersed perceptually in the vowel space, certain vowel qualities are more salient than others, and a long vowel duration makes it possible for a listener to hear nasalization while a short duration prevents the speaker from reaching a low target." Phonetic factors will form a part of any eventual complete explanation of the specific contents of the phoneme segment inventories of human languages (Kingston, 407).