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Noun Concept
Categories: Linguistic root, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Units of linguistic morphology, Articles with short description, All articles with style issues
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root  stem  root word  theme  base
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(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed WordNet 3.0
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(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A root is the core of a word that is irreducible into more meaningful elements. Wikipedia
In linguistics, a stem is a part of a word used with slightly different meanings and would depend on the morphology of the language in question. Wikipedia
The core form of a word Wikipedia Disambiguation
The base part of a word not including inflectional morphemes Wikipedia Disambiguation
Linguistic term -- indivisible part of word that does not have a prefix or a suffix, may have a meaning and be usable alone or not Wikidata
A word from which another word or words are derived. OmegaWiki
The primary lexical unit of a word, which carries the most significant aspects of semantic content and cannot be reduced into smaller constituents. Inflectional stems often derive from roots. Wiktionary
Linguistic morphology: primary lexical unit of a word. Wiktionary (translation)
The main part of an uninflected word to which affixes may be added to form inflections of the word. A stem often has a more fundamental root. Systematic conjugations and declensions derive from their stems. Wiktionary
Linguistics: main part of a word. Wiktionary (translation)
The stem of a word. Wiktionary
Grammar: stem of a word. Wiktionary (translation)
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Thematic vowels are part of the stem WordNet 3.0