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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.
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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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