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morpheme

mor·pheme

morpheme

 
pronunciation:
mor fim
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: in linguistics, a word or word element that cannot be divided into smaller meaningful grammatical units. (See allomorph.)
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derivations: morphemic (adj.), morphemically (adv.)
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