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phonic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading
2: relating to speech
3: of or relating to speech sounds; "phonetic transcription" [syn: phonetic, phonic]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1823 1. of, relating to, or producing sound ; acoustic 2. a. of or relating to the sounds of speech b. of or relating to phonics phonically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. of sound; acoustic; of vocal sounds. --n. (in pl.) a method of teaching reading based on sounds. Derivatives: phonically adv. Etymology: Gk phone voice

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Phonic Phon"ic, a. [Gr. ? sound: cf. F. phonique.] Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic. --Tyndall.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

In linguistics, phonic means relating to the sounds of speech. (TECHNICAL) ...the phonic system underlying a particular language. ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a.; (also phonical) Phonetic, pertaining, to sound.

Moby Thesaurus

accented, acoustic, alveolar, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulated, assimilated, audible, audile, audio, auditory, aural, auricular, back, barytone, bilabial, broad, cacuminal, central, cerebral, checked, close, consonant, consonantal, continuant, dental, dissimilated, dorsal, flat, front, glide, glossal, glottal, guttural, hard, hearing, heavy, high, hypersonic, intonated, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, lateral, lax, light, lingual, liquid, low, mid, monophthongal, muted, narrow, nasal, nasalized, occlusive, open, otic, otological, otopathic, otoscopic, oxytone, palatal, palatalized, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, pitch, pitched, posttonic, retroflex, rounded, semivowel, soft, sonant, sonic, stopped, stressed, strong, subsonic, supersonic, surd, syllabic, tense, thick, throaty, tonal, tonic, transonic, transsonic, twangy, ultrasonic, unaccented, unrounded, unstressed, velar, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, weak, wide




 


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