morphemics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
mor·​phe·​mics | \ mȯr-ˈfē-miks How to pronounce morphemics (audio) \

Definition of morphemics

1 : a branch of linguistic analysis that consists of the study of morphemes
2 : the structure of a language in terms of morphemes

First Known Use of morphemics

1947, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Morphemics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphemics. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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