Root ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/Root


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Unit
                  |_ Grammar Unit
                        |_ Morphological Unit
                              |_ Root


Definition:

Root is the class of morphologically simple units that are not further analyzable into meaningful elements, being morphologically simple. Roots have a lexicalized meaning and designate the principle portion of meaning of the unit to which it belongs. They are the grammatical units to which derivational and inflectional material are added.




PropertiesValuesDefinition
acoustic Realization Spoken Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding spoken expression.
constituents Thing     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and a list (rdf:Seq) of its constituents.
has Constituent Linguistic Unit     The relation hasConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two linguistic units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of linguistic constituency: phonological, morphological, syntactic, etc. constituency.
has Morphological Constituent Morphological Unit     The relation hasMorphologicalConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two morphological units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of morphological constituency.
in Language Human Language Variety     The relation that holds between a LinguisticSign and a Language. The sign is said to be a member or part of that language.
morphological Relation Morphological Unit     A relation holding between morphological units.
realization Linguistic Expression     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and its physical form, either a spoken, written or signed expression.
signed Realization Signed Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding signed expression.
string Rep string    
written Realization Written Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding written expression.

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