phonemic

adjective pho·ne·mic \ fə-ˈnē-mik , fō- \

Definition of phonemic

1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a phoneme
2 a : constituting members of different phonemes (such as \ and \m\ in English)
b : distinctive 2

phonemically

play \fə-ˈnē-mi-k(ə-)lē, fō-\ adverb

First Known Use of phonemic

1921

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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