morphophonemics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction mor·pho·pho·ne·mics \ˌmȯr-fō-fə-ˈnē-miks\

Definition of morphophonemics

  1. 1 :  a study of the phonemic differences between allomorphs of the same morpheme

  2. 2 :  the distribution of allomorphs in one morpheme

  3. 3 :  the structure of a language in terms of morphophonemics

1938

First Known Use of morphophonemics

1938


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