# Bound Morpheme

Definition

A bound morpheme cannot stand alone and as a result can only occur polymorphically. That is to say, bound morphemes can only appear as a part of a larger word.

Examples

References

Gibson, J. A. (1973). Shuswap grammatical structure. [Doctoral dissertation, The University of Hawaii].

Jacobs, P. W. (2011). Control in Skwxwu7mesh. [Doctoral dissertation, The University of British Columbia].

Suttles, W. (2004). Musqueum reference grammar. UBC Press. SFU Student Access.