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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. narrowing
  2. inflections
  3. prefix
  4. past participle (verb)
  5. superlative (adjective/adverb)
  1. a an affix added to the beginning of a word to create a new word
  2. b a change in form that signals that grammatical function of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and pronouns (ex. plural nouns, verb tenses)
  3. c the process by which the meaning of the word becomes more specialized with fewer categories in its reference
  4. d degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "most" or {-est}
  5. e the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a morpheme used to create a variant form of a word in order to signal grammatical information (ex. -ed, as in walked)
  2. a morpheme added to the beginning or ending of a word
  3. degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "more" or {-er}
  4. the set of words capable of changing form through the addition of inflectional and derivational morphemes
  5. a morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)

5 True/False questions

  1. extensionthe process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time

          

  2. compoundingthe creation of a new word by combining two words

          

  3. suffixa morpheme added to the beginning or ending of a word

          

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

          

  5. bound morphemea morpheme that can not stand alone as a word (ex. -en, -ed, pre-)