Definition of phoneticize in English:


(also phoneticise)


  • See phonetic

    • ‘Officers from Kojimachi police department in Tokyo have prepared a list of questions in the Irish language and phoneticised the pronunciation in Japanese script.’
    • ‘Regardless of one's ability to phoneticize the time of day or explain the meaning of a colloquialism, funny is funny.’
    • ‘Many Arabic and Persian loan words were removed, while words from European languages were phoneticized.’
    • ‘One of the very basic errors of this theory was that, in order to recognize the written word, the child first had to be able to phoneticize it.’
    • ‘This is a novel steeped in the customs and cadences of the South, and Gay makes a good attempt at phoneticising the Southern drawl.’