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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. extension
  2. inflectional morpheme
  3. allomorph
  4. connotation
  5. pejoration
  1. a the process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference
  2. b a morpheme used to create a variant form of a word in order to signal grammatical information (ex. -ed, as in walked)
  3. c the process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time
  4. d variant of a single morpheme that has a different sound but same meaning (e.g. eaten, walked - both past suffixes denote the past tense)
  5. e the negative or positive associations implied by a word

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a morpheme that can stand alone as a word (ex. act)
  2. the formation of words by adding prefixes and suffixes to existing words or bases
  3. a morpheme that can not stand alone as a word (ex. -en, -ed, pre-)
  4. the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."
  5. the creation of a new word by combining two words

5 True/False questions

  1. superlative (adjective/adverb)degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "more" or {-er}

          

  2. narrowingthe process by which the meaning of the word becomes more specialized with fewer categories in its reference

          

  3. form-class wordswords that occur in a single form and signal structure (grammatical) relationships within phrases, clauses, and sentences (ex. determiners, auxiliaries, prepositions, etc.)

          

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

          

  5. derivational morphemea morpheme used to create a variant form of a word in order to signal grammatical information (ex. -ed, as in walked)

          

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