Definitions for phonemicfəˈni mɪk, foʊ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pho•ne•micfəˈni mɪk, foʊ-(adj.)
of or pertaining to phonemes:
a phonemic system.
of or pertaining to phonemics.
concerning or involving the discrimination of distinctive speech elements of a language:
a phonemic contrast.
Origin of phonemic:
of or relating to phonemes of a particular language
relating to phonemes
We've finished our phonemic analysis and we're ready to move on to morphology.
relating to a difference between sounds that can change the meaning of words in a language
Tone is phonemic in Chinese.
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