Meaning of glossematics

glos•se•mat•ics

Pronunciation: (glos"u-mat'iks, glô"su-), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.) Ling.
  1. a school of linguistic analysis developed by Louis Hjelmslev (1899–1965) in Copenhagen in the 1930s based on the study of the distribution of glossemes.
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