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Within phonetics, a phone is:

  • a speech sound or gesture considered a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language
  • a speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties
  • the basic unit revealed via phonetic speech analysis

Phonetic symbology is always set off within [square] brackets.

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