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5 Matching questions

  1. form-class words
  2. free morphemes
  3. semantics
  4. comparative (adjective/adverb)
  5. compounding
  1. a the set of words capable of changing form through the addition of inflectional and derivational morphemes
  2. b the creation of a new word by combining two words
  3. c a morpheme that can stand alone as a word (ex. act)
  4. d the study of the meaning of words, sentences, and other language forms
  5. e degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "more" or {-er}

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "most" or {-est}
  2. the process by which a word loses its negative connotations and acquires positive ones
  3. a change in form that signals that grammatical function of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and pronouns (ex. plural nouns, verb tenses)
  4. a morpheme added to the beginning or ending of a word
  5. the form of the verb expressing a past action or state and containing the {-ed} morpheme

5 True/False questions

  1. morphemea sound or combination of sounds having a single meaning

          

  2. extensionthe process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference

          

  3. connotationthe negative or positive associations implied by a word

          

  4. pejorationthe process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time

          

  5. etymologythe process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference

          

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