rheme

[reem]
noun Linguistics.
comment ( def 6 ).

Origin:
1890–95; < Greek rhḗma saying, word

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rheme (riːm)
 
n
linguistics Compare theme the constituent of a sentence that adds most new information, in addition to what has already been said in the discourse. The rheme is usually, but not always, associated with the subject
 
[C20: from Greek rhēma that which is said]

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Main Entry:  rheme
Part of Speech:  n
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One cannot perform a rheme without also performing a pheme and a phone.
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