Difference between fauxnetic and phonetic




  1. of or relating to speech sounds
  2. of or relating to the scientific study of speech sounds


His remarks on French, focus on syntax and semantics, all but omitting phonology, phonetics and orthography.

Similarly, with "badinage" - the phonetic meaning comes out as "bad in age" - memory, sex, teeth.

Aside from the linguistic challenges they pose, these ancient artificial, noncewords, with their sonorous, cantillating, rhyming, and rhythmical variations on phonetic themes, have intrigued and fascinated scholars who try to divine the rules governing their formation.

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