Week 7: Morphology Flashcards Preview

Linguistics > Week 7: Morphology > Flashcards

Flashcards in Week 7: Morphology Deck (13):
1

Bound Morphemes

affix (prefix or suffix)

2

Affixes

inflectional or derivational

3

Inflectional Affixes

plural s; possessive s; s, ed, and ing and en, for verb tense; er, est for adjective comparison

4

Derivational Affixes

changes meaning, may change part of speech, can be prefixes or suffixes

5

Derivational Affix Examples

RE- again; PRE - before

6

Derivational Suffixes

ION- noun, LY - adjective

7

Content word

noun, verb, adjective, adverb

8

Function words

everything else

9

How new words are created

Coining, compounds, Clipping, Acronyms, Blending, Backformation, Borrowing

10

Free Morhpeme

TREE

11

Bound Morpheme

s for plural

12

Compound

2 free morphemes

13

Compound-complex

2 free morphemes with a bound morpheme