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5 Matching questions

  1. suffix
  2. possessive (noun)
  3. ameliorate (amelioration)
  4. compounding
  5. extension
  1. a an affix added to the end of a word, either to create a new word or to add grammatical information
  2. b the process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference
  3. c the process by which a word loses its negative connotations and acquires positive ones
  4. d a grammatical trait of nouns and pronouns generally expressing possession (ex. {-s})
  5. e the creation of a new word by combining two words

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a grammatical feature enabling nouns and pronouns the express the difference between one or more than one (ex. {-s})
  2. a sound or combination of sounds having a single meaning
  3. the set of words capable of changing form through the addition of inflectional and derivational morphemes
  4. a morpheme that can not stand alone as a word (ex. -en, -ed, pre-)
  5. the formation of words by adding prefixes and suffixes to existing words or bases

5 True/False questions

  1. etymologythe origin and linguistic development of a word

          

  2. narrowingan affix added to the beginning of a word to create a new word

          

  3. present participle (verb)the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."

          

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

          

  5. present tense (verb, third-person singular)the form of the verb expressing the present time (ex. {-s})

          

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