morphology

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  1. Study of a word formation
    morphology
  2. suffixes have a _____ meaning. it serves to tell us something grammatical about the word.
    grammatical.
  3. we can look the word up in a dictionary
    lexical
  4. a morpheme with a ___ meaning has a meaning of its own (cat, desk, car, world)
    lexical
  5. a _____ morpheme shows more of a relationship between one word and another (of, the, in, and)
    grammatical
  6. in general the roots are the ____ pieces and the affixes are the ____ pieces
    lexical, grammatical
  7. if a verb is lexical but cannot stand alone as a word in modern english then it is considered
    bound
  8. if a word can stand alone as a word in the english language then it is
    free!!!!!
  9. ___ words contribute some meaning to a phrase or word, but not the central meaning
    grammatical
  10. 1. Always Suffixes
    2. Can have only 1 per word
    3. Are always the last suffix in the word
    inflectional morphemes
  11. 1st 4 examples of Inflectional Categories:
    boy + s
    boy + 's
    run + s
    cold + er
    • -plural
    • -possessive
    • -3rd person singular, present tense
    • -comparative
  12. last four inflectional categories:
    -cold + est
    -walk + ed
    -walk + ing
    -was drive + en
    • -superlative
    • -past tense
    • -present participle
    • -past participle
  13. He runs =run + s is an example of
    present tense
  14. He is running = run + ing are an example of
    present participle
  15. he walked = walk + ed is an example of
    past tense
  16. he has walked = walk + ed is an example of
    past participle
  17. ____ morphemes:

    1. prefixes and suffixes
    2. can have non or many in a word
    3. come before the inflectional suffix if there is one
    derivational
  18. clipped words is essentially making a word ____
    shorter. necktie becomes tie
  19. parts of words used to make new words. for example breakfast and lunch = brunch
    blended words
  20. two words are glued together to make a new word. day + dream = daydream
    compound word
  21. take the first letter of each word and make up a new word
    acronym

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