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5 Matching questions

  1. suffix
  2. prefix
  3. inflectional morpheme
  4. derivation
  5. morpheme
  1. a the formation of words by adding prefixes and suffixes to existing words or bases
  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 an affix added to the end of a word, either to create a new word or to add grammatical information
  4. d a sound or combination of sounds having a single meaning
  5. e an affix added to the beginning of a word to create a new word

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a morpheme that contains the basic meaning of a word (also called the root or stem)
  2. the study of the meaning of words, sentences, and other language forms
  3. a morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)
  4. the creation of a new word by combining two words
  5. the process by which the meaning of the word becomes more specialized with fewer categories in its reference

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. present participle (verb)the form of the verb ending in {-ing} and able to be used in the sentence "They are _____ (that) right now."

          

  3. inflectionsa change in form that signals that grammatical function of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and pronouns (ex. plural nouns, verb tenses)

          

  4. plural (noun)the process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time

          

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