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English word grapheme comes from Ancient Greek γράφω, English -eme.

Grapheme etymology history?

Grapheme detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γράφω Ancient Greek (grc)
-eme English (eng) A suffix indicating a fundamental unit in some kind of structure, chiefly linguistic structure.
grapheme English (eng) A fundamental unit of a writing system, corresponding to (for example) letters in the English alphabet or jamo in Korean Hangeul.. In alphabetic writing, the shortest group of letters composing a phoneme.

Words with the same origin as grapheme

Descendants of γράφω
autobiography biography calligraphy diagram foss geography graft gram grammar graphic logo para paragraph pentagram phaser phosphorus photo photograph porn porno pornography program telegram true xerox
Descendants of -eme
acteme behavioreme chereme chroneme classeme classemic cultureme glosseme ideologeme kineme listeme metaphoreme moneme motifeme mytheme narrateme narreme phraseme repertoreme semanteme syntaxeme texteme toneme