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mor·pho·pho·ne·mics

 (môr′fō-fə-nē′mĭks)
n.
1. (used with a pl. verb) The changes in pronunciation undergone by allomorphs of morphemes as they are modified by neighboring sounds, as the plural allomorphs in cat-s, dog-s, box-es, or as they are modified for grammatical reasons in the course of inflection or derivation, as house versus to house and housing.
2. (used with a sing. verb) The study of the morphophonemics of a language.

mor′pho·pho·ne′mic adj.
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Adj.1.morphophonemic - of or relating to morphophonemics
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Analogy and Regularization in Morphophonemic Change: The Case of the Weak Verbs in Post-Biblical Hebrew and Colloquial Modern Hebrew.
The underlying morphophonemic and syntactic features certainly license the respective linguistic representations, but they do not capture the differences in meaning I have outlined.
Panini's work, consisting of about four thousand sutras, accounts for speech forms by deriving them from basic elements by the addition of affixes and augments and morphophonemic replacements under semantic and cooccurrence conditions.
To tackle the dauntingly unconquerable vast-ness of English vocabulary of our times, various teaching approaches have been adopted and practiced in language laboratories, such as instruction approaches that appeal to lexical comparisons or anatomies known as "synonyms," "antonyms," "prefixes," "word roots," "suffixes," "phonetic/phonological correspondence," "contextual inference," "categorical derivation," and other more specific methodologies that refer to such professional linguistic analyses as "sound symbolism," "sound switching," "sound changes," and "morphophonemic rules" (Mo 2005).
In this paper I present an initial phonology of Ganza, including a description and analysis of consonant and vowel phonemes, word structure, notable morphophonemic processes, and the tone system.
So, the intervention design incorporated only the most commonly used affixes and roots (e.g-less,-able, un-, dis-, help, sign) which both highlighted the morphophonemic principle and had the greatest potential for propelling the children's learning forward in spelling and other reading related activities.
Componente fonologico: Consiste en un conjunto de reglas morfofonemicas (morphophonemic rules) que rigen la conversion de morfemas en fonemas, regulando asi la pronunciacion de palabras y enunciados (Chomsky, 1956).
All the Old English alternations had originally been phonologically conditioned but they became progressively more opaque and morphologically conditioned until the breakdown of the whole morphophonemic system that took place at the end of the Old English period.
Chapter 4 presents the process of word formation and the morphophonemic rules associated with the process.
El componente fonologico, por su parte, esta constituido por un grupo de reglas morfofonemicas (morphophonemic rules) que regulan la transformacion de morfemas en fonemas, normalizando asi los aspectos de la pronunciacion (Chomsky, 1956).
The illustrations show that they occur either due to a vowel's morphophonemic function or elision of the consonant /j/ in a given context.
For example, the number of distinguishable vowels, the incidence of morphophonemic alternation, and the diversity of syllable types frequently vary (Cossu et al, 1988 Ziegler & Goswami, 2005).