functional load


variants or less commonly functional burden or functional burdening
: the measure of the actual functioning of a usually phonemic difference as the sole distinction between two otherwise identical elements (as morphemes or words) of a language

Word History


probably translation of German funktionelle belastung

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“Functional load.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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