acteme

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EtymologyEdit

act +‎ -eme

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acteme ‎(plural actemes)

  1. (psychology, semiotics) A unit of behavior.
    • 1970, Fritz Kramer, Literature among the Cuna Indians:
      A realisation of an acteme is called an act, and is the content of one semantically homogeneous verse series.

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