phoneme

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phoneme /ˈfoʊˌniːm/ noun
plural phonemes
phoneme
/ˈfoʊˌniːm/
noun
plural phonemes
Learner's definition of PHONEME
[count] linguistics
: the smallest unit of speech that can be used to make one word different from another word

— phonemic

/fəˈniːmɪk/ adjective

— phonemically

/fəˈniːmɪkli/ adverb
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