polymorphemic

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Adj.1.polymorphemic - consisting of two or more morphemes
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The polymorphemic keywords were included in order to test whether the informants were prepared to separate the morphemes from one another in their formation of new words.
This is because for one thing, modern vernacular Chinese words shows a preference for polymorphemic constructions, and for the other, xin ([phrase omitted]) (heart/mind), a concrete object, is more familiar than ling ([phrase omitted]) (spirit), an abstract concept, to Chinese people who generally have little understanding of Christianity.
The multiple--route model considers morphological structure as a conglomerate of sources of information, which contribute--to a different extent--to the recognition of polymorphemic words".
The majority of quantifiers in Western Armenian are polymorphemic and precede the noun phrase they quantify over, with a few exceptions, as the chapter shows.
Polymorphemic nouns, adjectives, and adverbs show the same behaviour, as exemplified in (1).
Second, we observe that whereas these vowels are unstressed (or rather unaccented) in the polymorphemic words, they are stressed in the monomorphemic words.
1976 "Lexical storage and retrieval of polymorphemic and polysyllabic words", Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior 15: 607-620.