taxeme


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tax·eme

 (tăk′sēm′)
n.
A minimal linguistic feature, such as the order or stress of words in a compound or phonemes in a word.

[Greek taxis, arrangement; see taxis + -eme.]

tax·e′mic adj.

taxeme

(ˈtæksiːm)
n
(Linguistics) linguistics any element of speech that may differentiate one utterance from another with a different meaning, such as the occurrence of a particular phoneme, the presence of a certain intonation, or a distinctive word order
[C20: from Greek taxis order, arrangement + -eme]
taxˈemic adj

tax•eme

(ˈtæk sim)

n.
a feature of the arrangement of linguistic elements in a construction, as word order, phonetic modification, or modulation.
[1930–35; tax (is1) + -eme]
tax•e′mic, adj.
Translations
taxème

taxeme

[ˈtæksiːm] Ntaxema m
References in classic literature ?
Arrived at the upper ridge of the promontory, I saw a vast white plain covered with morses.
On the other hand, Poyser, you might let Thurle have the Lower and Upper Ridges, which really, with our wet seasons, would be a good riddance for you.
Metz nomme taxemes (dont le fondu au noir serait le seul exemple) (Simon apud Previtera, 2012:124).