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Unformatted text preview: Name: Quiz 4 A Inflectional vs. Derivational Morphemes (30 pts) Please divide each of the following words into their component morphemes. For each affix ( i.e., not for the root), please state whether it is inflectional or derivational . 1. mysterious-→-ous derivational 2. dysfunctional-→ dys- derivational , -al derivational 3. unaltered-→ un- derivational , -ed inflectional 4. hopelessness-→-less derivational , -ness derivational 5. cheapest-→-est inflectional Breakdown: 1st morpheme 2 pts, next 7, 4 pts/each B Morphological Structure (20 pts) Please draw a tree diagram for each of the following words. Please be neat . 1. unacceptable 2. fashionably 3. premeditated 4. postmodernism Adj H H H un- Adj Q Q V accept-able Adv b b " " Adj Q Q N fashion able ly Adj H H H V Q Q pre V meditate ed N H H H Adj Q Q post Adj modern ism Breakdown: 5 pts/tree, partial credit was awarded. ( more on back ) Linguistics 50 February 26, 2008 C Morphological Processes (30 pts) Answers: 1. Alternation.1....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MATH 100 taught by Professor Weissman during the Fall '08 term at UCSC.
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