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Morpheme Markers (+)

Morpheme markers (+) are placed in between morphemes, i.e. in between the "meaningful units of language that cannot be further divided".

Example: Fernsehturm f'E6n+ze:+t''U6m

A meaningful unit can also be a unit that indicates nothing but a grammtical function.

Example: Filme f'ilm+@

Units representing truncated words or slips of the tongue do not receive any morpheme markers.

As morpheme markers can only be placed within a transcribed unit there will be no overlaps with the function word markers (see also Function Word Markers).

Sonja Biersack 2003-04-02