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See also lexème
- (linguistics) Roughly, the set of inflected forms taken by a single word, such as the lexeme RUN including as members "run" (lemma), "running" (inflected form), or "ran", and excluding "runner" (derived term).
- Ran, run, runs, and running are variations of the English lexeme run; whereas runner and runners aren’t: they are forms of the lexeme runner.
- Both hypodermic and dermatologist contain the morpheme derm, which is a root form referring to “skin”. This is not a lexeme, though.
unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma
lexeme n. pl.
- Plural form of lexem.
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