noun. ['ˈfoʊniːm'] (linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language.
- speech sound
- φώνημα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Phoneme
How do you pronounce phoneme?
Pronounce phoneme as ˈfoʊnim.
US - How to pronounce phoneme in American English
UK - How to pronounce phoneme in British English
Sentences with phoneme
1. Noun, singular or mass
Therefore, do not capitalize the initial phoneme, as this will change the sound.
Teachers help children decode with activities that provide provide practice in phoneme segmentation.