Definitions

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.

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  • adj. 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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