Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to graphemes or their study.
  • adj. Being or that is a grapheme; being or that is a irreducibly meaningful unit of written language.

Etymologies

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From grapheme and -emic, on the pattern of phonemic.

Examples

  • Research has also shown that good readers depend very heavily upon the visual information contained in the word for word identification what is commonly called the graphemic information or orthographic information.

    Barriers to Reading Comprehension « Literacy Articles « Articles « Literacy News

  • In color-graphemic synesthesia letters or numbers evoke the perception of a specific color for each individual the same number will always evoke the same color.

    Neurologica Blog - Are We All Synesthetes?

  • On the Demonstrative Theory it is unclear why this should be so: the spoken utterance demonstrates a vocal pattern, and the written utterance a graphemic pattern.

    Quotation

  • As far as I know, though, the traditional techniques in this case did not include replacing certain letters with graphemic wildcards.

    Language Log

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