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PHONOLOGICAL SYSTEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does phonological system mean? 

PHONOLOGICAL SYSTEM (noun)
  The noun PHONOLOGICAL SYSTEM has 1 sense:

1. the system of phones used in a particular language

  Familiarity information: PHONOLOGICAL SYSTEM used as a noun is very rare.


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PHONOLOGICAL SYSTEM (noun)


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Meaning:

The system of phones used in a particular language

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

phonologic system; phonological system

Hypernyms ("phonological system" is a kind of...):

language system (a system of linguistic units or elements used in a particular language)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "phonological system"):

tonal system; tone system (the system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language)


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