intro to linguistics phonetics

  1. phonemes
    sounds
  2. graphemes
    letters
  3. homophones
    • same sound, different spelling
    • e.g. two and too
  4. homographes
    • same spelling, different sound
    • e.g. lead
  5. silent letters
    • sounds you do not pronounce
    • e.g. knee, psychology, debt
  6. phonetics
    • studies human speech sounds (phones)
    • not language specific
    • concrete
  7. phonology
    • studies the functions of sounds as parts of a sound system
    • language specific
    • abstract
  8. classifiying consonants
    • state of the glottis (voiced or voiceless)
    • place of articulation
    • manner of articulation
  9. classifiying vowels
    • height of the tongue
    • part of the tongue
    • position of the lips (roundedness)
  10. consonant
    a speech sound is produced by restricting the airflow in some way
  11. vowel
    a sound produced through the vocal folds without the constriction of the airflow
  12. IPA
    international phonetic alphabet
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Nicole97
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intro to linguistics phonetics
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linguistics, phonetics, speech sounds in general
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