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1. (linguistics) The study of the internal structure of words: see also morpheme; compare syntax.

2. More generally, the study of the forms of things, as in Propp's Morphology of the Folktale (1928): see also narratology.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Science and Mathematics.

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