Definition: Phonology is defined as the study of the systematic relationships between a language’s sounds. Phonology examines the patterns and behaviours of sounds as a system in a language (Zsiga, 2013, p. 199). That is, phonology is the study of how a language’s sounds interact with each other.

Below you can find of list of terms commonly found in the discussion of phonology. Click a term and you will be directed to a page with a definition of the term and examples in Hul’q’umi’num’, Skwxwú7mesh, and Secwepemctsín if they are available.

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