Definition of sema in English:

sema

noun

Semiotics Linguistics
rare
  • A sign; a unit of meaning; = "seme".

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Charles Bazell (1909–1984). From German Sema from ancient Greek σῆμα sign, of unknown origin; the ending probably shows -μα.

Pronunciation

sema

/ˈsiːmə//ˈseɪmə/