- (UK) IPA: /ˈfəʊniːm/, X-SAMPA: /"f@Uni:m/
- (US) enPR: fōn'ēm, IPA: /ˈfoʊˌnim/, X-SAMPA: /"foU%nim/
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- Hyphenation: pho‧neme
phoneme (plural phonemes)
- (linguistics) An indivisible unit of sound in a given language. A phoneme is an abstraction of the physical speech sounds (phones) and may encompass several different phones.
indivisible unit of sound