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phonaesthetics

Line breaks: phon|aes¦thet¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊnəsˈθɛtɪks/

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(US also phonesthetics)

Definition of phonaesthetics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The study of the aesthetic properties of speech sound, in particular the study of sound sequences, as in phonaesthesia.

Derivatives

phonaesthetic

1
adjective

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