the basic unit of grammatical analysis in tagmemics, consisting of a correlation between a grammatical function and the class of items that can occur in that function.
Compare filler (def 9), slot1 (def 3).
(linguistics) a class of speech elements all of which may fulfil the same grammatical role in a sentence; the minimum unit of analysis in tagmemics
adjective, Linguistics. 1. of or relating to tagmemes. 2. of or relating to tagmemics.
noun, (used with a singular verb) Linguistics. 1. a school of linguistics deriving from American structuralism based on the work of Kenneth Lee Pike and using the tagmeme as the basic unit of grammatical analysis. plural noun 1. (functioning as sing) (linguistics) a type of grammatical analysis based on the concept of function in sentence […]
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noun 1. Sir Rabindranath [ruh-been-druh-naht] /rəˈbin drəˌnɑt/ (Show IPA), 1861–1941, Indian poet: Nobel prize 1913. noun 1. Rabindranath (rəˈbiːndrəˌnɑːt). 1861–1941, Indian poet and philosopher. His verse collections, written in Bengali and English, include Gitanjali (1910; 1912): Nobel prize for literature 1913