The Distinctive and Symbiotic Relationship between Phonology, Phonetics and Morphology

JAMES AKOGWU ABAH, LIVINA N EMODI

Abstract


Language itself is purely human and non-instinctive method of communicating ideas, feelings and thoughts through a set of produced symbols which expose people to communication study. Many people look at language as a mere medium of communication without inquiry into what constitutes the building block for such discourse. Hence, this paper highlights the importance of linguistics in human endeavour with special attention given to the relationship between phonetics, phonology and morphology in their differences and similarities; thereby, attaching pedagogical relevance to the study. Four research questions are employed here using descriptive survey design to guide this study. The understanding of the aforestated concepts will solidify one’s knowledge about language generally and its properties.


 


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