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1
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Phonology

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Study of the organization of speech signs or sign articulations

2
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Phonemes

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Two sounds that do change the meaning of

3
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Allophones

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Two sounds that don’t change the meaning, but differ based on the environment

4
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Minimal pair

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Pairs of words or phrases in a particular language, that differ in only one phonological element

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Environment

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Phonetic context in which a phone occurs

6
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Generalization

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Identifying and explaining phonological patterns that are prevalent across some domain

7
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Aspiration

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Makes a difference for meaning based on pronunciation

8
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Segmental

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Phonemes like vowels and consonants

9
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Phonotactics

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The kinds of sound sequences that count as possible or impossible

10
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Syllables

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Unit of sound that must contain a vowel and optionally may contain consonants before or after the vowel

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Oneset

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One or more consonants

12
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Rhyme

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A vowel (nucleus)) and any following consonants

13
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Phonological process

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How an articulation is affected by surrounding articulators