rheme

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From Ancient Greek ῥῆμα ‎(rhêma, word, phrase, verb).

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rheme ‎(plural rhemes)

  1. (linguistics) The part of a sentence that provides new information regarding the current theme.
  2. (Peircean semiotics) A sign that represents its object in respect of quality and so, in its signified interpretant, is represented as a character or mark; sumisign.

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