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mor·pheme

 (môr′fēm′)
n.
A meaningful linguistic unit that cannot be divided into smaller meaningful parts. The word man and the suffix -ed (as in walked) are morphemes.

[French morphème, blend of Greek morphē, form and French phonème, phoneme; see phoneme.]

mor·phem′ic adj.
mor·phem′i·cal·ly adv.

morpheme

(ˈmɔːfiːm)
n
(Linguistics) linguistics a speech element having a meaning or grammatical function that cannot be subdivided into further such elements
[C20: from French, from Greek morphē form, coined on the model of phoneme; see -eme]
morˈphemic adj
morˈphemically adv

mor•pheme

(ˈmɔr fim)

n.
any of the minimal grammatical units of a language, each constituting a word or meaningful part of a word that cannot be divided into smaller meaningful parts, as the, write, or the -ed of waited. Compare allomorph (def. 2).
[1895–1900; < French morphème; see morph-, -eme]
mor•phe′mic, adj.
mor•phe′mi•cal•ly, adv.

morpheme

A word or part of a word that cannot be further divided into smaller elements.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morpheme - minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units
language unit, linguistic unit - one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
allomorph - a variant phonological representation of a morpheme; "the final sounds of `bets' and `beds' and `horses' and `oxen' are allomorphs of the English plural morpheme"
free form, free morpheme - a morpheme that can occur alone
bound form, bound morpheme - a morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction; eg an -s at the end of plural nouns
classifier - a word or morpheme used in some languages in certain contexts (such as counting) to indicate the semantic class to which the counted item belongs
ending, termination - the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
Translations
морфема
morfém
morfeemi
morfem
morféma
morfemaморфема
morfem
морфема

morpheme

[ˈmɔːfiːm] Nmorfema m

morpheme

nMorphem nt

morpheme

[ˈmɔːfiːm] nmorfema m
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Dieter Kastovsky's Old English Deverbal Substantives Derived by Means of a Zero Morpheme (1968) presents a complete framework of recurrent and fairly frequent constrasts or alternations between the vocalism of verbs and deverbal nouns.
We also wrote word 'sums', identified prefixes and suffixes, developed a morpheme wall and investigated graphemes and phonemes.
The fact that the per-token means are lower than the corresponding per-type means shows that the majority of responses contained only one added morpheme.
If someone is writhing in pain I think morpheme should be used, and lethal doses, if necessary.
She is currently holding the post of Art Director at Morpheme Studios and lives in Karachi, Pakistan.
So, given morpheme is a small unit of language and that "hypocorism" is changing the shape of words, like moulding plastic, I say we call these words Scouse "plazzy-morphs".
For instance the word yesil (green) was not included in the original root list, because TLA considers this word as derived as yas (fresh) + il (derivational morpheme).
The authors prefer to see this as a suffix =itu, before which the transitive =u= morpheme elides, although they do allow for other possibilities.
In addition, morpheme-based lexicons used in voice recognition have problems of errors propagated through a morpheme analysis and a space segmentation.
One representation considers "the semantic relationship between the meaning of a morpheme within a compound and the independent meaning of that same morpheme" (Libben 1998: 37).
The second day program involves many activities, including a keynote speech entitled "Sentiment Analysis of Text and Visual Data," and a session entitled "Natural Language Processing (NLP) and applications" to discuss a number of papers, including: Unsupervised Detection of Morpheme Boundaries; Sentiment - Subjective Analysis Framework for Arabic Social Media Posts; Designing Interactive User Interface Supporting Entity Search over DBpedia.
That this comes under zero morpheme may explain why Bender (2000) states that many scholars view affixation as the only process, adding that they see other morphological processes as forms of affixation.