Definition of Morpheme

1. Noun. Minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units.




Definition of Morpheme

1. Noun. (linguistic morphology) The smallest linguistic unit within a word that can carry a meaning, such as "un-", "break", and "-able" in the word "unbreakable". ¹

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Definition of Morpheme

1. a linguistic unit [n -S]

Medical Definition of Morpheme

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morpheme

morphallaxis
morphanol
morphant
morphants
morphazinamide hydrochloride
morphe
morphea
morphea acroterica
morphea alba
morphea guttata
morphea herpetiformis
morphea linearis
morphea pigmentosa
morphean
morphed
morpheme (current term)
morphemes
morphemic
morphemically
morphemics
morpheridine
morpheus
morphew
morphews
morphia
morphias
morphic
morphic unit
morphically
morphin

Literary usage of Morpheme

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1. Literary Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation by Ula C. Manzo, Anthony V. Manzo (1993)
"Incidental morpheme Analysis (IMA) IMA (Manzo & Manzo, 1990a) was developed to give on-the-spot supplemental assistance in word learning during content ..."

2. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"The morpheme of the pluperfect subjunctive was /-is:e-/, followed by the ... The Perfect Passive There was no special morpheme for the passives of the ..."

3. Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1990)
"Design 5: Incidental morpheme Analysis Eighty percent of the words in the English ... The Incidental morpheme Analysis strategy, a method fashioned by the ..."

4. A Reference Grammar of Classical Tamil Poetry by V. S. Rajam (1992)
"3 In some modern analyses, "the adverbial participle has no morpheme at all" (cf. Zvelebil 1970:41; also Ananthakrishna Pillai 1972:369 and Tokunaga ..."

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