A derivative is a stem that is formed by combining a root with an affix that adds a component of meaning that is more than just inflectional.
The meaning of a derivative is determined by its context, not its parts.
In the lexical database, a derivative is usually entered as a subentry. Only irregular, semantic derivatives are entered as separate major entries.
A derivative is a stem formed by derivation, a morphosyntactic operation.
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