HyperDic: phoneme

English > 1 sense of the word phoneme:
NOUNcommunicationphoneme(linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language
phoneme > pronunciation
Soundsfow'niym
Rhymesacademe ... upstream: 40 rhymes with iym...
English > phoneme: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language.
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Narrowerallophone(linguistics) any of various acoustically different forms of the same phoneme
Broaderphone, speech sound, sound(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Spanishfonema
Catalanfonema
Adjectivesphonemicof or relating to phonemes of a particular language

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