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  1. For its use in the context of Computer Science, see Lexical analysis

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  2. an abstract unit of morphological analysis in linguistics, that roughly corresponds to a set of forms taken by a single word

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  3. For example, in the English language, run, runs, ran and running are forms of the same lexeme, conventionally written as RUN

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  4. A related concept is the lemma (or citation form), which is a particular form of a lexeme that is chosen by convention to represent a canonical form of a lexeme

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  5. Lemmas are used in dictionaries as the headwords, and other forms of a lexeme are often listed later in the entry if they are unusual in some way

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  6. Lexemes are often composed of smaller units with individual meaning called morphemes, according to root morpheme + derivational morphemes + desinence (not necessarily in this order), where

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