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phonicphon‧ic /ˈfɒnɪk, ˈfəʊ- $ ˈfɑː, ˈfoʊ-/ adjective technical  1 TCBHPrelating to sound2 SLrelating to speech sounds
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phonicClassify as a phonic alternative, but this is tentative.Since it is a reasonable phonic alternative, this suggests that the error is one of visualisation.I imagine a phonic conspiracy between the world's languages.If not, it's a bad phonic error.I label these additional graphemes phonic indicators.This is also true in connection with spelling, and so phonic knowledge remains an essential element in the language learning programme.
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