Vocabulary Q2

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Vocabulary Q2
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2013-02-03 21:44:10
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  1. Hybrid
    a word made up of elements from different languages.
  2. Suffix 
    one or more letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning. 
  3. Substantive 
    an adjective that can function as a noun without changing the word
  4. Dissimilation
    when two similar/identical sounds diverge; usually to facilitate pronunciation
  5. Participle 
    an adjective formed from a verb; by adding -ing (present) or -ed (past)
  6. Semantic Change
    the modification of meaning in a word 
  7. Metaphor 
    a comparison between two things 
  8. Specialization 
    the meaning of a word becomes more specific
  9. Generalization 
    the meaning of a word becomes more general
  10. Functional Change
    a word takes on a new usage as a different part of speech, without a change in form or the addition of a suffix

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