measure word

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measure word (plural measure words)

  1. A word or morpheme used in combination with a numeral to indicate the count of nouns, used especially in Asian languages.

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  • count word
  • counter
  • counter word
  • counting word
  • numeral classifier

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Last modified on 29 November 2013, at 03:48