- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɒnɪks/, /ˈfəʊnɪks/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɑnɪks/, /ˈfoʊnɪks/
- The study of how the sounds of words are represented by spelling.
- A method of teaching elementary reading based on the phonetic interpretation of normal spelling.
phonetics — see phonetics
acoustics — see acoustics