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MorphemeAddict, On 02/02/2014 19:36:
> And Rosta: Does "biphonemic" mean 'consisting of two phonemes'?

Yes. In the present instance, I meant specifically the analysis of the 'free' vowels as consisting of a 'checked' vowel plus a consonant (y, w, r/h), e.g. the MOUTH vowel as consisting of the TRAP vowel plus /w/. (This idea dates back at least as far as Bloomfield's (1933) _Language_.)

--And.