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morphophonemics

[mawr-foh-fuh-nee-miks, -foh-nee-] /ˌmɔr foʊ fəˈni mɪks, -foʊˈni-/
noun, (used with a singular verb) Linguistics
1.
Also called morphonology, morphophonology. the study of the relations between morphemes and their phonological realizations, components, or mappings.
2.
the body of data concerning these relations in a given language.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; see morphophonemic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for morphophonemics

morphophonemics

/ˌmɔːfəʊfəʊˈniːmɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (linguistics) the study of the phonemic realization of the allomorphs of the morphemes of a language
Derived Forms
morphophonemic, adjective
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Encyclopedia Article for morphophonemics

in linguistics, study of the relationship between morphology (q.v.) and phonology (q.v.). Morphophonemics involves an investigation of the phonological variations within morphemes, usually marking different grammatical functions; e.g., the vowel changes in "sleep" and "slept," "bind" and "bound," "vain" and "vanity," and the consonant alternations in "knife" and "knives," "loaf" and "loaves."

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