adjective \fə-ˈnē-mik, fō-\

Definition of PHONEMIC

:  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a phoneme
a :  constituting members of different phonemes (as \n\ and \m\ in English)
b :  distinctive 2
pho·ne·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of PHONEMIC

circa 1931


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