word form


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Noun1.word form - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
singular, singular form - the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
ghost word - a word form that has entered the language through the perpetuation of an error
root word, stem, root, theme, radical, base - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
etymon, root - a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
citation form, entry word, main entry word - the form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary
abbreviation - a shortened form of a word or phrase
acronym - a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
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A frequency count showed that in the whole of description A, the word form "smiles" occurred forty times, and in B it occurred fourteen times.
In the second article, 'The development of a spelling assessment tool informed by Triple Word Form Theory', Tessa Daffern, Noella Maree Mackenzie and Brian Hemmings challenge the traditional staged view of spelling development and support evidence for more non-linear models of spelling development.
This small area in the brain, called the visual word form area, is found in the left side of the visual cortex, opposite from the fusiform face area on the right side, which remembers how faces look.
The vitalometer is used in endodontic procedures to test tooth vitality; this is an example of a combining word form unique to dentistry.
Also to be developed is a plug-in version of the dictionary that would allow clicking oh Plains Cree words on a webpage and getting the English translation, irregardless of how the word form is inflected.
Also to be developed is a plug-in version of the dictionary that would allow clicking on Plains Cree words on a webpage and getting the English translation, irregardless of how the word form is inflected.
For the first time, we have an animal model of a key component of literacy --the recognition of the visual word form," comments cognitive neuroscientist Stanislas Dehaene of the INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit in Gif-sur-Yvette, France.
The death of an idea, even the removal of a word form the dictionary, is never enough.
Here the word form kunsolo+ma+nzo 'to listen to him' appears to have a ma segment before the 3SG formative OnzO, something which occurs in some forms of Erzya spoken in the Atjasevo raion.
Arguably the greatest challenge for natural language processing (NLP) is the discrimination of distinct senses associated with one word form.
My hospital created a paperless direct admission form for me using the Microsoft Word form field, and the form was sanctioned by the hospital executive committee," said Dr.
Anyway, been there, done that so often I don't even cry now if the instructions aren't in word form.