graphemics

noun

gra·​phe·​mics gra-ˈfē-miks How to pronounce graphemics (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: the study and analysis of a writing system in terms of graphemes

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of graphemics was in 1951

Dictionary Entries Near graphemics

Cite this Entry

“Graphemics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graphemics. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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