Lexeme vs Affix - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between lexeme and affix
is that lexeme
is (linguistics) roughly, the set of inflected forms taken by a single word, such as the lexeme run
including as members "run" (lemma), "running" (inflected form), or "ran", and excluding "runner" (derived term) while affix
is that which is affixed; an appendage.
As a verb affix is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(linguistics) Roughly, the set of inflected forms taken by a single word, such as the lexeme RUN including as members "run" (lemma), "running" (inflected form), or "ran", and excluding "runner" (derived term).
(computing) an individual instance of a continuous character sequence without spaces, used in lexical analysis (see token)
* (term), (term), (term) and (term) are variations of the English lexeme (run); whereas (term) and (term) aren’t: they are forms of the lexeme (runner).
* Both contain the morpheme (term), which is a root form referring to “skin”. This is not a lexeme, though.
That which is affixed; an appendage.
(linguistic morphology) A bound morpheme added to a word’s stem; formerly applied only to suffixes (also called postfixes), the term as now used comprises prefixes, suffixes, infixes, circumfixes, and suprafixes.
(mathematics) The complex number associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates .
- Should they [caterpillars] affix them to the leaves of a plant improper for their food
To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to.
- to affix''' a stigma to a person; to '''affix ridicule or blame to somebody
To fix or fasten figuratively; with on'' or ''upon .
- to affix''' a syllable to a word; to '''affix''' a seal to an instrument; to '''affix one's name to a writing
- eyes affixed upon the ground