- n. Plural form of morpheme.
“It’s curious that so much grammatical information is invested in morphemes that — for many learners — are both difficult to perceive and reproduce.”
“There are, of course, other linguistic areas that must also be emphasised, including vocabulary knowledge, familiarity with how words work grammatically, and also knowledge about the smallest units of meaning in English, called morphemes.”
“What consists of five units of meaning (called morphemes by linguists) in the minds of sophisticated speakers (chest + of + draw + er + s) is apparently but a single unanalyzed unit in this student's mind.”
“These cannot be called morphemes, because they do not describe anything in a lexical sense.”
“Her new book Unlocking Literacy: Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction is a comprehensive introduction to the letter-sound correspondences, syllable patterns and morphemes patterns of English.”
“If the word can be readily decomposed into morphemes, it feels less neutral (spokesman vs. woman).”
“Because English lacks a robust set of conjugation morphemes, it is easy for us to do.”
“Syntax, tense error, word form etc is one thing, but morphemes/phonemes is a whole world.”
“Unlike some phonemes that carry grammatical information in the form of morphemes.”
“I belabor the obvious only because Stoker has flagged in passing, though under unusual thematic pressure, the mismatch between phonemes and morphemes overburden by its preoccupation with linguistic transcription — somatic, mechanical, telegraphic, phonographic, and so on.”
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