sememe


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se·meme

 (sē′mēm′)
n.
The meaning expressed by a morpheme.

[Greek sēma, sign + -eme.]

sememe

(ˈsiːmiːm)
n
1. (Linguistics) the meaning of a morpheme
2. (Linguistics) Also called: semanteme a minimum unit of meaning in terms of which it is sometimes proposed that meaning in general might be analysed
[C20 (coined in 1933 by Leonard Bloomfield (1887–1949), US linguist): from Greek sēma a sign + -eme]
Translations
sémème
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The question of how to show all this horror on stage is brought by Semenic to the level of the narrative, as a direct description of events--in other words, not mimesis, but diegesis: throughout, Sememe believes in the power of words, which are for her more powerful than images.
Six letter derived palindromes: Type B (three-part Type B: tautonyms); ACIDIC GNOMON ROCOCO BEEBEE KOODOO YOO-HOO ACINIC HALALA SEMEME BOOBOO MUUMUU ANILIN KRONOR UNEVEN BOOHOO PEEWEE ASSESS MANANA URETER COOCOO TEEPEE BANANA PREFER ZANANA HOODOO VEEPEE BREWER PREYER HOOPOO VOODOO
The customary collocational-method procedure that we are going to follow is this: (1) determine polysemy when present and concentrate on each sememe separately, (2) identify grammar words and content words as the collocators of the particular verb sememe, and (3) provide the content of the collocators that agree with the chosen sememe in order to use it as a source for definitions.
Each rhythmic unit here is occupied by a single sememe, creating a weirdly clunky (parodie?
It seems that Prince Wan mistakenly seized upon the 'ideal' in ideology, taking it to be the most important sememe, when its core sememe is actually 'idea'.
L'isotopie de la religion suggeree par le sememe 'Paradis' est en fait amorcee par << Beni >> dans la mesure ou << il y a glissement d'un nom commun (beni) a un nom propre (Beni) >>.
Cette dimension aleatoire de la vocalisation de la chanson correspond aussi au sememe /recueil de poesie/ acception generalement consignee dans les dictionnaires de langues generale au XIXe siecle.
Kemei JK, Waataru RK and EN Sememe The role of National Genebank of Kenya in the collecting, characterization and conservation of traditional vegetables.
But it is nevertheless clear here that the sememe of {power} does not refer exclusively to the political role women may have come increasingly to play in Argentina in recent decades, but more importantly to other sense of power: symbolic power, discursive power, the iconic power of gender difference, and the power of commercial success, especially in the case of those writers who have been extensively translated from Spanish into the languages of the world publishing market.
II n'y a pas de seme specifique ou inherent /brillance/ inscrit dans le sememe cloche.
One would of course expect such constructions to possess iconic semantics, plurality or iteration of form being matched by a sememe of plurality or iteration.
Just as the structure of language could be identified by reorganising the components of language at the levels of morpheme, phoneme and sememe, so can the structure of myth be arrived at by reducing whole myths to the sentence level, and determining the relations of the mythemes which are revealed at this level to the overall meaning of a myth.