root word


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Noun1.root word - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
descriptor, form, signifier, word form - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
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root word

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These root words were so similar to those in use among the great anthropoids as to suggest that the language of the Manus was the mother tongue.
When a root word joins with the suffix (pratya), some changes takes place at the junction.
The root word analysis drew on the work of Biemiller and Slonim (2001), which provides an estimate of the first 2,500 root words--mainly those used in Dale and Chall's Readability Index (1948).
The root words awe/fear also appear prominently in Psalm 47:3 and Psalm 49:6, 17.
In sum, the network predicts that, provided a high degree of both phonological and semantic decompositionality, the stress pattern analogous to the root word, not one analogous to the monomorphemic word, should prevail.
In all, a total of 60,700 root words produces 100,000 or so terms in the dictionary.
8) He used the root word sarcoid in the name because he thought it was a cutaneous form of sarcoma.
The root word for the month was "gen" from the Latin "genus," which means origin, beginning (Genesis), birth, creation, race and kind.
Islam comes from the root word "Salaam" which means peace, thus, Islam means peace-both in this temporary worldly life and in the eternal life--which is one's ultimate spiritual end.
Regularly reinforce the word wall as a resource when students have difficulty spelling words or reading words (by finding a root word or familiar word of similar spelling), "Is that word on the wall?
Tele is the Greek root word meaning "far off" or as Webster's defines it, "distant, remote, whence, from, or to a distance" (Guralnik, 1967).