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What is Phonetics?

The study of sounds in human language

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What is Phonology?

The study of sound systems in human language

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What is Morphology?

The study of the formation and internal structure of words

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What is Pragmatics?

The study of the meaning of sentences in different context

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What is Syntax?

The study of the formation and internal structure of sentences.

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What is Semantics?

The study of the meaning of sentences

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What is morphosyntax?

a combination of the study of syntax and morphology

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What is typology

The study of languages based on their structural features

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What are areal classifications of languages?

classification of languages based on the area in which they're spoken

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What is a "pidgin" language?

A Pidgin language arises when speakers of a "subtrate" language adopt vocabulary from a "superstrate" language they do not speak in order to communicate.

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What is a "creole" language

The result of children learning a pridgin language as their native tongue. It becomes fully fleshed out