morphophonemics


mor·pho·pho·ne·mics

noun plural but singular in construction \ˌmr-fō-fə-ˈnē-miks\

Definition of MORPHOPHONEMICS

1
:  a study of the phonemic differences between allomorphs of the same morpheme
2
:  the distribution of allomorphs in one morpheme
3
:  the structure of a language in terms of morphophonemics

First Known Use of MORPHOPHONEMICS

1938

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