a suffix used principally in linguistics to form nouns with the sense “significant contrastive unit,” at the level of language specified by the stem: morpheme; tagmeme.
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Origin of -eme
extracted from phoneme
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British Dictionary definitions for -eme
suffix forming nouns
linguistics indicating a minimal distinctive unit of a specified type in a languagemorpheme; phoneme
Word Origin for -eme
C20: via French, abstracted from phoneme
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