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cognate
a word in one language meaning the same word in another language.
derivative
a word formed from another word or root such as a prefix or a suffix
diminutive
a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
inflection
the affix added to produce this change, as the -s in dogs or the -ed in played
orthography
The art or study of correct spelling according to established usage
philology
the study of language devolopement`
phonology
The study of speech sounds in language
rhetoric
the ability to use language effectively
syntax
the arrangement of words in sentences
paradigm
a display in fixed arrangement of such a set, as boy, boy's, boys, boys'.