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Oxford dictionary definition of the word morpheme:
a meaningful morphological unit of a language that cannot be further divided (e.g. in, come, -ing, forming incoming).
late 19th century: from French morphème, from Greek morphē ‘form’, on the pattern of French phonème ‘phoneme’
The lowest unit of language that can convey meaning. You cannot break a morpheme down into anything smaller that has a meaning. Many simple words are morphemes. For example:
child shed walk
Some words consist of two or more morphemes:
ren, ish, s, ing all convey some meaning, even though none of them is a word in its own right. If we try to break them down any further we just end up with letters or sounds:
None of these conveys meaning on its own.