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root word

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. root, root word, base, stem, theme, radicalnoun

    (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

    "thematic vowels are part of the stem"

Wiktionary

  1. root wordnoun

    A prefix in an English word derived from Greek or Latin.

  2. root wordnoun

    It is the primary lexical unit of a word, which carries the most significant aspects of semantic content and cannot be reduced into smaller constituents. Inflectional stems often derive from roots.

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  1. root word

    A root word is the most basic form of a word from which other words are derived by adding prefixes or suffixes, or by forming compounds. It carries the core meaning of the word and cannot be reduced into smaller parts.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of root word in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of root word in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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