bound morpheme

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Synonyms for bound morpheme

a morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction

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Some words might contain one free morpheme and one bound morpheme (shout-ed and knotted), while many compound words contain two free morphemes (sun-shine).
Most roots are bound morphemes, or incomplete words.
The data gathered in 2007 demonstrates that men (men-no) can stand as a noun, and not only as a bound morpheme associated to other morphemes--a point raised by Evans (2003).
In a number of cases, it is difficult to decide whether men should be interpreted as a bound morpheme or as a noun that is incorporated in the verb complex.
This analysis would essentially require the classification of certain bound morphemes as clitics or phrasal affixes in Turkish.
In sum, an analysis based on clitic clusters is unmotivated for Turkish and thus it cannot be maintained particularly because it needs to resort to an incorrect and unmotivated classification of bound morphemes into clitics and affixes.
Accordingly, I have suggested an account that classifies bound morphemes in Turkish depending on their ability to terminate a morphological word.
This article presents well-formedness conditions on Turkish coordinate constructions with suspended affixation (SA) , where certain bound morphemes are omitted from all conjuncts other than the final one while maintaining their semantic scope over the whole construction.
Yet another definition, found in Fisiak (1968 [2000]) is that "word-forming (not inflectional) suffixes are bound morphemes following the root" (Fisiak 1968 [2000]: 108).
Especially laudable is the CDA's coverage, which encompasses in time and in geographical reach all the areas covered by the much larger dictionaries, and which includes, as does the AHw (von Soden's Akkadisches Handworterbuch) but not the CAD (Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago), some bound morphemes (suffixes and clitics, but not prefixes and infixes).