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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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As has been noted, by ourselves and others, Ulimaroa cannot be phonemically correct, since no Polynesian language (with the exception of a handful of outliers in Melanesia whose phonology has been enriched by borrowing) has more than one liquid (i.e.
A section of the Book Review is dedicated to the activities related to the Pakistan's first National Book Day which was phonemically participated by a large number of book lovers, students, teachers, members of the civil society and general public.
The business model has been phonemically successful.
Therefore, it is not yet possible for us to claim any distinct linguistic features that are common to all speakers of Zimbabwean English, but, for example, we cannot deny the fact that its speakers avoid complex vowels such as phonemically long vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs in their speech.
Both groups of words were phonemically balanced and of approximately equal difficulty.
The transcription used by Bettini is morphophonemic, which implies preserving morphological transparency (e.g., tharrbun instead of [tharbu:n]; ar(i) d aruh) and omission of phonemically irrelevant or marginal features (e.g., secondary velarization).
(5.) These prose versions were transcribed phonemically. The song-texts, however, were transcribed subphonemically, so as to represent what the audience actually hear.
For this band of 120 frequent words the significant association is between frequency and phonemic length: more frequent words have a tendency to be phonemically shorter.
In order to read an unfamiliar word phonemically, a child must attribute a phoneme to each letter or letter combination in the word and then merge the phonemes together to pronounce the word.
The Phonemic Decoding Efficiency (PDE) subtest measured the subjects' ability to phonemically decode nonwords.
She now knows that evidence indicates that students who can read are phonemically aware.
Similarly, be cites a Norwegian aphasic who lost the ability to pronounce tones phonemically in Norwegian.
As long ago as the sixties and seventies, and before, New Zealand educators had children 'sound out' and engage in verbal games that had them phonemically segment words.