Definition of morphophonemics in English:



  • another term for morphophonology
    • ‘Enforcing regularity in morphophonemics is like trying to clean sand off the beach.’
    • ‘Tonal morphophonemics is much more confusing to the beginning analyst than consonantal morphophonemics, even when the total number of rules is no greater.’
    • ‘One empirical focus of her work has been the morphophonemics and prosody of Japanese.’
    • ‘The major patterns and problems of Korean morphophonemics are discussed, along with a host of small-scale alternations to be accounted for in the lexicon and some interesting shape alternations in the formation of diminutives and in reduplicated forms.’