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counting morphemes 6 Years, 10 Months ago Karma: 5  
I was just wondering if anyone had any advice for counting morphemes per word in Japanese, especially for someone who has very little experience in the language. I have read that 1 kanji = 1 morpheme, but is the kanji always 1 word, or do they have suffixes attached to them? I think the most challenging part for me is determining where each word starts and ends, as they do not make it obvious as Romanized languages do, with the spacing. I have been looking for information regarding the index of synthesis for Japanese, but no luck so far.
Thanks for any assistance
 
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Re:counting morphemes 6 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 4  
What assistance,but you are doing well,I can see that you are obviously,intelligent person Carolgreen keep up the good work.
 
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