morpheme

Definition of morpheme

mor´pheme   Pronunciation: môr´fēm
n.1.(Linguistics) The smallest unit of meaning of a language, which cannot be divided into smaller parts carrying meaning; it is usually smaller than a single wordform, such as the -ed morpheme of verbs in the past tense or the -s morpheme of nouns in the plural form.

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