noun (used with a singular verb) Linguistics.

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

First recorded in 1945–50; tagmeme + -ics
Related formstag·me·mi·cist [tag-mee-muh-sist] /tægˈmi mə sɪst/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tagmemics


pl n

(functioning as singular) 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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