[ mawr-feem ]
/ ˈmɔr fim /
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OTHER WORDS FROM morphememor·phe·mic, adjectivemor·phe·mi·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby morpheme
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British Dictionary definitions for morphemes
/ (ˈmɔːfiːm) /
linguistics a speech element having a meaning or grammatical function that cannot be subdivided into further such elements
Derived forms of morphememorphemic, adjectivemorphemically, adverb
Word Origin for morpheme
C20: from French, from Greek morphē form, coined on the model of phoneme; see -eme
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