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

  • adj. Of or relating to features or items analyzed with respect to their role as structural units in a system, as in behavioral science or linguistics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


From (phon)emic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From phonemic. (Wiktionary)



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