From Gr. term|scGrek|ÏÏÎ½Î·|trfÅnÄ||sound and term|scpolytonic|-Î»Î¿Î³Î¯Î±|tr-logÃa||-logy, branch of study
a|RP IPA|/fÉËnÉlÉdÊi/, SAMPA|/[email protected]"[email protected]/
a|US IPA|/fÉËnÉlÉdÊi/, SAMPA|/[email protected]"[email protected]/
- linguistics|uncountable A subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages.
- linguistics|countable The way sounds function within a given language.
#* 1856, Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia, Mission Press, page 16:
#*: The Achean, the ancient Malayu and other mixed phonologies possessing a considerable degree of harshness, were thus formed.
#* 1997, Jacek Fisiak, Trends in Linguistics: Studies in Middle English Linguistics (ISBN 3110152428), Walter de Gruyter, page 545:
#*: Crucially, the neat separateness of phonologies which my account seems to imply is an abstraction and does not mean that the phonologies represented different regional or social dialects.
#* 2005, Charles W. Kreidler, Phonology, page 219:
#*: Thus, underlying âagtusâ was converted first into âÄgtusâ by the vowel lengthening rule, and then into âÄktusâ by the ancient persistent rule. This example has previously been interpreted as indicating that new rules can enter a phonology elsewhere than at depth I.
phonologist, phonologic, phonological, phonologically
sense|subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages phonetics
sense|the way sounds function within a given language phonetics
trans-top|subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages
ttbc|German: t|de|Phonetik|f, t|de|Lautlehre|f, t|de|Lautbildungslerhe|f
Japanese: é³é»è« (on'inron)
Sindhi: SDchar|ÙØ§ÙÙÚÙØ§Ø³Ù (Viobhiyaasu) m
trans-top|the way sounds function within a given language
ttbc|Korean: t|ko|ìì´ ì¡°ì§|treumun jojik|scHang, t|ko|ìì±|treumseong|scHang