Segment (linguistics)

Segment (linguistics)

In linguistics (specifically, phonetics and phonology), the term segment is "any discrete unit that can be identified, either physically or auditorily, in the stream of speech."

Read more about Segment (linguistics):  Classifying Speech Units, Kinds of Segment, Marginal Segments, Suprasegmentals

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Segment (linguistics) - Suprasegmentals
... Some phonemes cannot be easily analyzed as distinct segments but rather belong to a syllable or even word ...