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  • n. Plural form of lexeme.


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  • To avoid this crazy result, my approach analyses all the content words strictly, 'lexemes' on the page and weights them in terms of relevance.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Even when that's multiplied by the number of lexemes, I can't help feeling that Esperanto speakers must grow accustomed to rather long conversational silences...

    On the 800-word myth

  • When given over, by contrast, to full phonemic viabilitly, soundplay within and across lexemes may instead permanently unsettle a given designation — reassigning it (though undecidably) to an alternate junctural enunciation on the spot.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • There is no price to be paid in theoretical savvy for noticing this sort of thing, this sorting of the things called lexemes: no sensible skeptic's credential to be surrendered.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • Etruscan abounds in foreign lexemes of various origins: Doric Greek Atalanta

    The etymology of Latin tofus 'tufa' isn't written in stone

  • On the other hand, there seems to be a controversy concerning the skeptic's attempt to relate the above lexemes with Assyrian pilaqqu which has been long claimed to mean 'axe' but which, given the new reading of 'spindle', is thereby discredited.

    Battling the Indo-European axe

  • The distinction between 'words' and 'lexemes' is critical when you're studying vocabulary.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • If we count Shakespeare's lexemes, we get less than 20,000.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • A million words is not the issue; a million lexemes is.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • But I don't know of any computer algorithm which can identify lexemes efficiently.

    Archive 2009-04-01


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