tagmemicist

tagmemics

[tag-mee-miks]
noun (used with a singular verb) Linguistics.
a school of linguistics deriving from American structuralism based on the work of Kenneth Lee Pike and using the tagmeme as the basic unit of grammatical analysis.

Origin:
1945–50; tagmeme + -ics

tagmemicist [tag-mee-muh-sist] , noun
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tagmemics (tæɡˈmiːmɪks)
 
pl n
(functioning as singular) linguistics a type of grammatical analysis based on the concept of function in sentence slots and the determination of classes of words that can fill each slot

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