nonphonemic

nonphonemic

(ˌnɒnˌfəʊˈniːmɪk)
adj
(Linguistics) linguistics not phonemic
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Lexical morphemes (roots) must be dimoraic; this results in the nonphonemic vowel lengthening of CV roots, even when compounded, suffixed or followed by an enclitic: e.g., /bono/ 'river', made up of /bo-/ 'liquid' plus /-no/ 'his, her, its; part marker', is phonetically [bo:no], (6) showing that minimality constraints in terms of morae apply to the root rather than the phonological word.
The three indigenous Malay dialects show two kinds of (nonphonemic) phonetic variation, both indicating sentence stress.
A nonphonemic glottal stop occurs optionally before initial vowels.