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tagmemics

[tag-mee-miks] /tægˈmi mɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb) Linguistics.
1.
a school of linguistics deriving from American structuralism based on the work of Kenneth Lee Pike and using the tagmeme as the basic unit of grammatical analysis.
Origin of tagmemics
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; tagmeme + -ics
Related forms
tagmemicist
[tag-mee-muh-sist] /tægˈmi mə sɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tagmemics

tagmemics

/tæɡˈmiːmɪks/
plural noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (linguistics) a type of grammatical analysis based on the concept of function in sentence slots and the determination of classes of words that can fill each slot
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