Phonetics vs. Phonemics

Phonetics vs. Phonemics — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Phonetics and Phonemics

Phoneticsnoun

The branch of linguistics that deals with the sounds of speech and their production, combination, description, and representation by written symbols.

Phonemicsnoun

The study and establishment of the phonemes of a language.

Phoneticsnoun

The system of sounds of a particular language.

Phonemicsnoun

(linguistics) The study of phonemes and their written representations.

Phoneticsnoun

(linguistics) The study of the physical sounds of human speech, concerned with the physical properties of speech sounds (phones), and the processes of their physiological production, auditory reception, and neurophysiological perception, and their representation by written symbols.

Phonemicsnoun

the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes

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Phoneticsnoun

the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis