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lex·eme

 (lĕk′sēm′)
n.
The fundamental unit of the lexicon of a language. Find, finds, found, and finding are forms of the English lexeme find.

lexeme

(ˈlɛksiːm)
n
(Linguistics) linguistics a minimal meaningful unit of language, the meaning of which cannot be understood from that of its component morphemes. Take off (in the senses to mimic, to become airborne, etc) is a lexeme, as well as the independent morphemes take and off
[C20: from lex(icon) + -eme]

lex•eme

(ˈlɛk sim)

n.
a minimal lexical unit in a language, as a word or idiomatic phrase, esp. an abstract form underlying any inflected forms.
[1935–40; lex (ical) or lex (icon) + -eme]

lexeme

A fundamental meaningful unit of a language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexeme - a minimal unit (as a word or stem) in the lexicon of a language; `go' and `went' and `gone' and `going' are all members of the English lexeme `go'
language unit, linguistic unit - one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
Translations
lexém
leksem
語彙素
leksema
lexeem
lexem
lexéma
lexem

lexeme

[ˈleksiːm] Nlexema m
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The lexeme [phrase omitted] 'summit (in place names: mountain with a round summit)' (IT 767) is explained by native speakers as 'head' or 'elder' (KA).
Therefore, in case of unfamiliarity with a lexical item or forgetfulness of the signifier, the desired lexeme can still be found.
Each text is translated, although in some cases interpretations remain tentative owing either to broken passages or to an unattested lexeme or grammatical form.
The poorer a language is in morphology, the more transcategorization is possible: the same lexeme may be ADJ and ADV, Noun and VB.
In terms of the number of tokens representing particular types and their textual distribution in John Lydgate's works, Table 1 below presents the search results obtained for each lexeme type:
Back derivation is the formation of new lexeme by the deletion of a suffix from a complex form.
For speakers of a language L, the lexical information associated with a concept C is the information regarding the phonetic or syntactic features of the lexeme that encodes C in L.
The process of semantic net synthesis begins with formation of a list of lexeme interpretations.
Inside each part of speech the MWE candidate accuracies vary significantly and there is no correlation between the frequency range of a lexeme and its precision (the lexemes are ordered by falling frequency).
La derision a meme etendu l'usage du lexeme a d'autres manifestations de la vie quotidienne.
Three types were identified, in accordance with the formal criterion and the updated semantic and functional oppositions: "gradual (between the lexemes of a certain semantic area according to the dimension extent), equipollent (specific to the fields in which the value of each lexeme is defined by means of direct opposition to all other lexemes of the group) and privative (between two lexemes, where one presents a distinctive feature to which the second is indifferent)".
The first (Chapter 2) discusses the etymology and phonological/morphological form of each lexeme, and has as its companion Appendix III, listing words which formerly have been advanced as loan words, but which are rejected and re-categorised as 'native'.