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  • n. A theory of discourse that considers context-selected semantically equivalent elements and structures to be different instances of single underlying tagmemes.

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  • Definitions of spelling pronunciation, speech = parole, phoneme, and tagmemics, were good, though tagmeme, a difficult word to define briefly, did not seem quite to meet either Bloomfield's or Pike's use of the term.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 4

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