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From fono- + -iek: from German Phonetik (cognate with English and -possibly via- French phonétique), from neo-Latin phônêticus, from Ancient Greek φωνητικoς (phonètikos), from φωνητoς 'the spoken' + -ikos '-ic'
fonetiek f (uncountable)
- (linguistics) The linguistic discipline phonetics, study of speech, sounds and their representation by written symbols
- (music) The correct use of speech and voice