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|Question:||My question is: Is there such a thing as An English Dictionary of Morphemes. I have looked in several libraries trying to find such a dictionary so that I can continue my research. So far, I have not come across any such compilation. If there is no such kind of dictionary, there might be a particular textbook partially devoted to the subject? Thank You Steve|
|Reply:||I am not aware of one and it's probably because the morpheme would also include single words such as "bee", "honey", "lemon", "swim"... Most large dictionaries include all these as well as affixes and bound roots. They also happen to include compounds like "blackboard" and some additional morphologically complex words like "international". There are handbooks that focus just on the Greco-Roman roots and affixes for technical words.|
|Reply From:||Elizabeth J Pyatt click here to access email|