1. a minimal unit (as a word or stem) in the lexicon of a language; `go' and `went' and `gone' and `going' are all members of the English lexeme `go'
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  • This may be a consequence of abnormally rapid decay of lexemes in the phonological output lexicon.
  • Linguists might call the monster on the ice-floes a floating signifier, a lexeme whose meaning varies contextually.
  • The identity of the lexeme is not affected by its orthographic realization.
  • The resulting semantico-functional variant of a lexeme performs a different function in speech.
  • Therefore, high imageability words will easily and uniquely access their corresponding lexemes.
  • Each node carries three types of information: a syntactic function, a lexeme and a set of morphosyntactic features introduced by a part of speech category.
  • There should be a way of saying that there is one polysemous lexeme with limitations on how you can use its singular.
  • This eliminates ‘deponency’ from the discussion and attempts to communicate by the headword whether the lexeme occurs most commonly in the middle or in the active and passive forms.
  • Since each node represents an elementary segment (a terminal category), the nodes in a dependency tree are typically labeled by lexemes.
  • 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
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