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morphophonemics Line breaks: mor¦pho|phon¦em¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌmɔːfə(ʊ)fəˈniːmɪks/

Definition of morphophonemics in English:


Another term for morphophonology.
Example sentences
  • Enforcing regularity in morphophonemics is like trying to clean sand off the beach.
  • Tonal morphophonemics is much more confusing to the beginning analyst than consonantal morphophonemics, even when the total number of rules is no greater.
  • The major patterns and problems of Korean morphophonemics are discussed, along with a host of small-scale alternations to be accounted for in the lexicon and some interesting shape alternations in the formation of diminutives and in reduplicated forms.
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