Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to phenomena considered as meaningful structural units within a system such as a language or culture.

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  • adjective social sciences Of or pertaining to the analysis of a cultural system or its features from the perspective of a participant in that culture.

Etymologies

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

[From (phon)emic.]

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From phonemic.

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