Definitions for -eme

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  1. 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; grapheme.

    Category: Affix

Origin of -eme:

extracted from phoneme


  1. -eme(Suffix)

    Indicating a fundamental unit in some aspect of linguistic structure.

  2. Origin: Extracted from phoneme, from φώνημα, from φωνέω, from φωνή.


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