Related to monomorphemic: morpheme


(Linguistics) linguistics containing only one morpheme


(ˌmɒn oʊ mɔrˈfi mɪk)

containing only one morpheme, as the words wait and gorilla.
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Adj.1.monomorphemic - consisting of only one morpheme; "`raise' is monomorphemic but `rays' is not"
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All had Dutch cognates, and both the German nouns and their Dutch cognates were monosyllabic and monomorphemic and referred to inanimates.
Except for the highlighted items, all the keywords are monomorphemic roots.
The purpose of the present research is to study the lexical stress patterns of Ilami Kurdish, which encompasses both monomorphemic and compound words, by answering the following questions:
This is not to say that the length is entirely unperceived by the native Ganza speaker, but rather that since it is unattested in monomorphemic words it is non-contrastive in the Ganza phonology.
As argued in Krug (1998), innit has resulted from a process of lexicalisation (Traugott 1994): the invariable tag question isn't it has become monomorphemic and opaque, and is, therefore, no longer divisible into the three lexical items that it comprises, namely the third person singular present form is, the negative marker not and the third person singular neuter subject pronoun it.
Italian has one monomorphemic quantifier of the word 'all'.
Goldberg's claim that no "difficulty or indirect motion" is involved in these monomorphemic predicates runs into problems when faced against examples such as (4bcf).
Morphological influences on the recognition of monosyllabic monomorphemic words.
That is, the Source preposition from in from the house is monomorphemic, still it spells out the three heads Place, Goal and Source.
Focusing on these language differences, we aimed to find a pattern of regularity in final cluster reductions in English L2 by Spanish speakers mainly based on three aspects: length (one, two, three and four coda members), the presence of inflectional morphology (monomorphemic and bi-morphemic word final clusters) and sonority scale.
The most plausible explanation for this is that words such as virtud-virtue or reloj-clock, which we have termed gender-opaque, are generally monomorphemic, that is, they need no type of segmentation or separation of morphemes as there is only one morpheme involved.