What is another word for phonetic unit?

Pronunciation: [fənˈɛtɪk jˈuːnɪt] (IPA)

The term "phonetic unit" refers to a sound or a group of sounds that make up a word. There are several synonyms for this term, including phoneme, speech sound, and sound segment. A phoneme is the smallest unit of sound in a language and can change the meaning of a word when substituted. A speech sound refers to any sound that can be produced by a human voice, including vowels, consonants, and diphthongs. A sound segment is a group of speech sounds that are linked together to form a word. These synonyms help linguists and language learners understand the intricacies of phonetics and pronunciation in different languages.

What are the hypernyms for Phonetic unit?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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