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5 Matching questions

  1. past participle (verb)
  2. inflections
  3. connotation
  4. ameliorate (amelioration)
  5. plural (noun)
  1. a the negative or positive associations implied by a word
  2. b the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."
  3. c the process by which a word loses its negative connotations and acquires positive ones
  4. d a change in form that signals that grammatical function of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and pronouns (ex. plural nouns, verb tenses)
  5. e a grammatical feature enabling nouns and pronouns the express the difference between one or more than one (ex. {-s})

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)
  2. the process by which the meaning of the word broadens to include more categories in its reference
  3. variant of a single morpheme that has a different sound but same meaning (e.g. eaten, walked - both past suffixes denote the past tense)
  4. words that occur in a single form and signal structure (grammatical) relationships within phrases, clauses, and sentences (ex. determiners, auxiliaries, prepositions, etc.)
  5. the formation of words by adding prefixes and suffixes to existing words or bases

5 True/False questions

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


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


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


  4. etymologythe origin and linguistic development of a word


  5. affixan affix added to the end of a word, either to create a new word or to add grammatical information