Definition of tagmemic in English:

tagmemic

adjective

Linguistics

See tagmemics

  • ‘The triple perspective which tagmemic theory gives allows the modern interpreter to approach a text with more than one viewpoint.’
  • ‘He was criticized often enough in the academic world because of his tagmemic theory.’
  • ‘Pike's major theoretical contribution in linguistics was his development of tagmemics, an important theory in American linguistics until the paradigm shift toward Noam Chomsky's transformational grammar theory in the 1960s.’
  • ‘Tagmemic theory reflects the type of literary inquiry that composition teachers require of their students.’
  • ‘A teacher can introduce elements of tagmemic analysis as ways for a student to approach a work and try to understand something about it’