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(addition of a bound morpheme to the front of a free form).
PREFIXATION
addition of a bound morpheme to the end of a free form
SUFFIXATION
addition of a morpheme to the middle of a free form
INFIXATION
addition of a bound morpheme to the beginning and end of a free form
CIRCUMFIXATION
simple bound form that belongs to a lexical category such as noun, verb, adjective, or adverb
ROOT
A root must be combined with an ____ to become a free form.
AFFIX
a complex bound form that must be combined with one or more affixes to become a free form
STEM
How are compounds formed?
by combining one free morpheme with another
Noun + Noun =
NOUN
Noun + Verb =
VERB
Adjective +Adjective =
ADJECTIVE
Adjective + Noun =
NOUN
Verb + Verb =
VERB
Verb + Noun =
NOUN
Preposition + Verb =
VERB
Preposition + Noun =
NOUN
The word "brunch" is an example of:
BLENDING
notebook, bookshelf, and houseboat are an example of:
COMPOUNDING
chair (noun) and chair (verb) is an example of:
CONVERSION
SCUBA is an :
ACRONYM
A word derived from names of individuals, particularly inventors or other famous well-known people
EPONYM
A process which derives the inflected form of a word with a completely different form rather than with an affix.
SUPPLETION
The type of morphology that can change lexical categories.
DERIVATIONAL
Words that can be broken down into several meaningful units.
COMPLEX WORDS
process which derives the inflected form by changing a vocalic segment within the word.
INTERNAL CHANGE