Alternate Reality(split 2233)
In linguistics and exolinguistics, phonology is an in-depth study of the system or pattern of speech sounds used in a particular language or in language in general.
Nyota Uhura studied phonology during her time at Starfleet Academy. (Star Trek)
Hoshi Sato was also experienced in the field of phonology, having once noted that the frequency distortions of a symbiotic lifeform found aboard Enterprise shared a similar phonetic patterns to that found in certain Andorian dialects. (ENT: "Vox Sola")