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Null Morpheme or Zero Morpheme

What is a Null Morpheme in Linguistics? Null morphemes are a special case of morphemes in linguistics that have some meaning or semantic content, but do not have a phonological shape or, in simple words, they cannot be pronounced by the language speakers. Being phonologically null, they just perform a morpheme’s function of rendering semantic...


What is Morpheme in Linguistics?

Morpheme is generally defined as the minimal unit that has a form and a function in a language. When we say minimal unit, we mean that it cannot be broken down further into more constituents. Hence, the word is not seen as the smallest unit of language.