semanteme


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semanteme

[si′man‚tēm]
(communications)
A language element that expresses a definite idea or image, such as a word, base of a word, or data element. Also known as lexeme.
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PSI]' and [PSI]" are linked by a semanteme of a metonymic character: 'is-part.
PSI]' and [PSI]" are not linked by a semanteme of a metonymic character; then [PSI]' and [PSI]" give rise to two Sem-actant slots, say, Y and Z (see examples [39] and [40]).
The semanteme 'perceive' in the Sem-decomposition (7b) is underlined as communicatively dominant node (roughly speaking, 'see' is a particular case of 'perceive'); cf.
Under lexicalization of this SemR, the semanteme '[to] come' becomes a component inside the definition of ZDAT' '[to] expect someone to come'.
Again, such circumstantials semantically bear on the semanteme 'come', which is within the meaning 'expect N to come', and again they are restricted to the verb ZDAT'.
This question is: how do we carry out the lexicalization of semantic elements that bear on a semantic element that is XNSIDE a configuration of semantemes lexicalized as a whole, by an LU?

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