phonetician

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

phonetic +‎ -ian

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌfəʊnɪˈtɪʃ(ə)n/, /ˌfɒnɪˈtɪʃ(ə)n/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌfoʊnəˈtɪʃ(ə)n/, /ˌfɑːnəˈtɪʃ(ə)n/

NounEdit

phonetician (plural phoneticians)

  1. A person who specializes in the physiology, acoustics, and perception of speech.
  2. (linguistics) A person who specializes in the study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols.
  3. (linguistics) A dialectologist; a person who studies regional differences in speech sounds.

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