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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. form-class words
  2. possessive (noun)
  3. past participle (verb)
  4. semantics
  5. inflections
  1. a the study of the meaning of words, sentences, and other language forms
  2. b the set of words capable of changing form through the addition of inflectional and derivational morphemes
  3. c a change in form that signals that grammatical function of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and pronouns (ex. plural nouns, verb tenses)
  4. d the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."
  5. e a grammatical trait of nouns and pronouns generally expressing possession (ex. {-s})

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "most" or {-est}
  2. a morpheme that can stand alone as a word (ex. act)
  3. an affix added to the end of a word, either to create a new word or to add grammatical information
  4. an affix added to the beginning of a word to create a new word
  5. a morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)

5 True/False questions

  1. compoundingthe negative or positive associations implied by a word

          

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

          

  3. derivationthe process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time

          

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

          

  5. ameliorate (amelioration)the process by which a word loses its negative connotations and acquires positive ones