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    Question What is the difference between symbols and phonemes?

    Hi

    What is the difference between symbols and phonemes?

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    Re: What is the difference between symbols and phonemes?

    Do you mean 'syllables'? You've given an example of a symbol (), and I'm sure you know that it isn't a phoneme.

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    Re: What is the difference between symbols and phonemes?

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    Do you mean 'syllables'? You've given an example of a symbol (), and I'm sure you know that it isn't a phoneme.
    Yes, I know that it isn't a phoneme.
    No, I mean symbols. My teacher is asking about that today, but I don't know. Her question was " show the difference between symbols and phonemes?

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    Re: What is the difference between symbols and phonemes?

    Then I'm not sure exactly what sort of answer your teacher wants. A phoneme is one type of symbol. All phonemes are symbols, but not all symbols are phonemes.

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