Definition of morphemically in English:


Pronunciation /môrˈfēmik(ə)lē/



See morpheme

‘The translation sentence is to have the syntax of the original, and to differ only morphemically.’
  • ‘Compounds and derivatives tend to be spelled morphemically, the established grapheme bases are usually retained regardless of the phonemic alterations involved.’
  • ‘For example, the model has already been used to examine how the meanings of morphemically complex words are accessed during reading.’
  • ‘The best spellers are those, evidently, who, like good readers, realize that English spelling is more morphemically based than phonetically based, and are able to use this information to derive for example the spelling of competition out of compete.’