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Morphophonology or Morphonology is a branch of linguistics which studies:
  • The phonological structure of morphemes.
  • The combinatory phonic modifications of morphemes which happen when they are combined
  • The alternation series which serve a morphological function.

Definition (according to Trubetzkoy): In American linguistics the second and the third point are often called morphophonemics[?].

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