sememe

noun
sem·​eme | \ ˈse-ˌmēm How to pronounce sememe (audio) \

Definition of sememe

1 : the meaning of a morpheme
b : a class of related semes

Other Words from sememe

sememic \ sə-​ˈmē-​mik How to pronounce sememic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of sememe

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sememe

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek sēma + International Scientific Vocabulary -eme

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“Sememe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sememe. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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