morphophonemic

adjective mor·pho·phonemic \ ¦mȯ(r)(ˌ)fō+ \

Definition of morphophonemic

:of or relating to a class of phonemes that belong to the same morpheme or to the relations among them and the conditions that determine their occurrences
  • a morphophonemic alteration of long vowel in open syllable and short vowel in closed syllable
  • —J. H. Greenberg

morphophonemically

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Origin and Etymology of morphophonemic

morpho- (from morpheme) + phonemic


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