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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. pejoration
  2. allomorph
  3. morpheme
  4. narrowing
  5. extension
  1. a the process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time
  2. b the process by which the meaning of the word becomes more specialized with fewer categories in its reference
  3. c a sound or combination of sounds having a single meaning
  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 process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an affix added to the beginning of a word to create a new word
  2. the negative or positive associations implied by a word
  3. the creation of a new word by combining two words
  4. the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."
  5. a morpheme that contains the basic meaning of a word (also called the root or stem)

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. derivational morphemea morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)

          

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

          

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

          

  5. zero allomorphan inflection on nouns and verbs presumed to be present although invisible