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Welcome to RootWords

   The Roots Based, Vocabulary Learning Game

What's a morpheme? you might ask. Wiktionary shares "The smallest linguistic unit within a word that can carry a meaning." But, my kid is learning with phonics now.  "What is the difference between Morphemes and Phonemes? Morphemes are the smallest meaningful elements of a language. Phonemes are the basic units of speech of a language that are used to create morphemes and words. The main difference between a morpheme and phoneme is that while a morpheme carries a concrete meaning, a phoneme itself does not carry any meaning." Morphemes convey the meaning, phonemes are the sound.

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