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morphophonemics

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The changes in pronunciation undergone by allomorphs of morphemes as they are modified by neighboring sounds, as the plural allomorphs in cat-s, dog-s, box-es, or as they are modified for grammatical reasons in the course of inflection or derivation, as house versus to house and housing.
  • n. The study of the morphophonemics of a language.

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  • n. the study of the phonological realization of the allomorphs of the morphemes of a language

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  • The notes appended here represent my first and necessarily tentative analysis of certain patterns in Linyaari phonemics and morphophonemics.

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  • * The notes appended here represent my first and necessarily tentative analysis of certain patterns in Linyaari phonemics and morphophonemics.

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