[ tag-meem ]
/ ˈtæg mim /
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Origin of tagmeme
1930–35; <Greek tágm(a) arrangement (equivalent to tag-, base of tássein to arrange + -ma noun suffix of result) + -eme
Words nearby tagmeme
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British Dictionary definitions for tagmeme
/ (ˈtæɡmiːm) /
linguistics a class of speech elements all of which may fulfil the same grammatical role in a sentence; the minimum unit of analysis in tagmemics
Derived forms of tagmemetagmemic, adjective
Word Origin for tagmeme
C20: from Greek tagma order, from tassein to put in order + -eme
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