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Meaning of LEXEME

 
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A minimal lexical unit of a language. lexical analysis converts strings in a language into a list of lexemes. For a programming language these word-like pieces would include keywords, identifiers, literals and punctutation. The lexemes are then passed to the parser for syntactic analysis.

 
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 Related Terms: antonym, articulation, expression, free form, glosseme, homograph, homonym, homophone, icon, lexical form, linguistic form, locution, logos, metonym, minimum free form, monosyllable, morpheme, phrase, polysyllable, semasiological unit, sememe, sign, signifiant, significant, syllable, symbol, synonym, term, token, type, usage, utterance, verbalism, verbum, vocable, word
 

 

 

 

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