lexeme definition

  • noun:
    • The fundamental product associated with the lexicon of a language. Discover, discovers, discovered, and finding are types of the English lexeme find.
    • approximately, the collection of inflected forms taken by an individual term, such as the lexeme RUN including as members "run" (lemma), "running" (inflected form), or "ran", and excluding "runner" (derived term).
    • someone example of a continuous personality series without areas, used in lexical evaluation (identify token)
    • a minor device (as a word or stem) when you look at the lexicon of a language; `go' and `went' and `gone' and `going' are typical people in the English lexeme `go'

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