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Roots Classwork #7A: Phon, Phono, Phone Words

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cacophony (n)
harsh sounds; bad noise
dysphonia (n)
difficulty producing speech sounds, usually due to hoarseness
euphonic (adj)
having a nice sound; pleasant combination of sounds in words
gramophone (n)
a device used to play the sounds of music as written on records
homophone (n)
a word that has the same sound but a different meaning as another word
megaphone (n)
a large funnel-shaped device used to make the voice sound louder by directing the sound waves straight out to listeners (most often used by cheer teams)
microphone (n)
a device used to make small voices sound larger, especially in a big room
phonics (n)
the sounds that letters make and the letters that are used to represent sounds
phonology (n)
the study of speech sounds in language
saxophone (n)
a woodwind instrument that sends out sounds through its curved, metal body
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