morpheme

[n] - minimal meaningful language unit
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Morpheme

the smallest unit of meaning in grammar
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morpheme

(Morphology / morpheme (morphological)) An important aspect of grammar (along with syntax). Morphology describes the way words themselves are formed from smaller units called morphemes. A morpheme is the smallest part of any word that can create or change the word's meaning or function (e.g. un-, happy, -ness). Prefixes and suffixes (i.e. affixes ...
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Morpheme

the smallest unit of meaning. A word may consist of one morpheme (house), two morphemes (house/s; hous/ing) or three or more morphemes (house/keep/ing; un/happi/ness). Suffixes and prefixes are morphemes.
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morpheme

The smallest linguistic unit with a meaning. ... Origin: G. Morphe, form + -eme, from phoneme, G. Pheme,utterance ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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morpheme

noun minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units
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morpheme

in linguistics, the smallest grammatical unit of speech; it may be a word, like `place` or `an,` or an element of a word, like re- and -ed in ... [4 related articles]
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Morpheme

The smallest meaningful unit of language. A morpheme can be one syllable (book) or more than one syllable (seventeen). It can be a whole word or a part of a word such as a prefix or suffix. For example, the word ungrateful contains three morphemes: un, grate, and ful
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morpheme

morpheme: see grammar.
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morpheme

Type: Term Pronunciation: mōr′fēm Definitions: 1. The smallest linguistic unit with a meaning.
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morpheme

Basic unit of language; morphemes are the building blocks of which a language is constructed. They are the smallest units of sentence analysis and include prefixes, suffixes, verb endings, and root words
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Morpheme

In linguistics, a morpheme is the smallest grammatical unit in a language. The field of study dedicated to morphemes is called morphology. A morpheme is not identical to a word, and the principal difference between the two is that a morpheme may or may not stand alone, whereas a word, by definition, is freestanding. When it stands by itself, it is...
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Morpheme

Linguistically, the smallest collection of sounds or letters in a spoken or written word that has se
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