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morpheme (ˈmɔːfiːm Pronunciation for morpheme

Definitions

noun

  1. (linguistics) a speech element having a meaning or grammatical function that cannot be subdivided into further such elements

Derived Forms

morˈphemic adjective
morˈphemically adverb

Word Origin

C20: from French, from Greek morphē form, coined on the model of phoneme; see -eme

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