- the freek suffix –eme has been adopted to denote the smallest unit
-the morpheme is the smallest meaningful unit of form
Classification of morphemes:
-semantic point of view: two tupes of morphemes, root–morphemes and non-root morphemes.
-structural point of view: three tupes of morphemes free morphemes bound morphemes, semi-bound (semi-free) morphemes.
REmake, DISorder / the root morphemes –make and –order, the lexical nucleus of the words
-include inflections and affixes
-inflections have only grammatical meaning they are relevant only for the formation of word forms
-affixes are relevant for building various tupes of stem
-a stem is the part of a word that remains unchanged throughout its paradigm
-lexicology deals with affixation morphemes
A bound morphemes is always connected with something else it occurs as a constituent part of a word