Associations to the word «Phonology»


PHONOLOGY, noun. (linguistics) (uncountable) The study of the way sounds function in languages, including phonemes, syllable structure, stress, accent, intonation, and which sounds are distinctive units within a language.
PHONOLOGY, noun. (linguistics) (countable) The way sounds function within a given language.

Dictionary definition

PHONOLOGY, noun. The study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes.

Wise words

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.