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grapheme

(grăf′ēm)
1. A letter of an alphabet.
2. The smallest element in a writing system.
3. A written symbol or group of symbols used to represent a single sound.
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Having considered all of this, I can confidently uphold that fan nicknames do not experience graphemic variations or changes in terms of register when imported from English to Spanish--as they tend to be used in informal specialised contexts--although there is in fact a great variation as regards their usage.
A detailed graphemic analysis of the KS editions reveals that their printers were characterised by different degrees of both consistency and subjection to the normative influence.
Initial acquisition of mental graphemic representations in children with language impairment.
Goldwasser insists that the prominent feature of the hieroglyphic script which Egyptologists call "determinatives" is an elaborate graphemic system of classifiers.
a novel or novella-length narrative in book or pamphlet (that is graphemic as opposed to acoustic) form, told in the first person by a narrator who is also the real protagonist or witness of the events she or he recounts.
The final symbol iconographically communicates what the verbal or graphemic one could not, yet the trace of the grapheme is present/absent in that visual icon, which could be construed as yet another manifestation of Derrida's unresolved, vibrant dialectic of writing's remembering and forgetting.
Phonological mediation and the graphemic buffer disorder in spelling: Cross-language differences?
A modest, purely graphemic shift dislocates the scene and registers the text's distance from autobiography, just as the use of the passive voice in Aichinger's 2003 text marks the author's distance from the writing "I": "Mohsgasse is written like the moss in the forest.
Several guidelines have been reported to define the structure of a pronunciation lexicon, ranging from simple two-column ASCII lexicons providing the mapping between graphemic and phonemic transcriptions, to more general de-facto standards and new standardization attempts, which are also handling multiple orthographies and multiple pronunciations.
proposed that the "phonomotor rehabilitation program induced modifications at the declarative-procedural interface instantiating abstract symbolic entities (graphemes and graphemic sequences) as motor programs" [16].
Used with English as a second language students, Bernhardt's (1991) recall protocol illustrated that the difficulties students have understanding the second language may be a result of a number of influences: metacognition, syntactic features, intratextual perceptions, phonemic or graphemic elements, and/or word recognition.
Clyne (2003 : 76-80) discusses the following types of transference: lexical, multiple, morphemic, semantic, syntactic, lexicosyntactic, semanticosyntactic, phonological, phonic, graphemic, prosodic, tonemic, and pragmatic.