Lingtest1 - 1. Classifying languages according to structure...

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1. Classifying languages according to structure is known as typology . 2. Morphology is the study of word structure. 3. Turkish is an example of agglutinating language. 4. Smallest form in language with specific meaning is morpheme . 5. The onomatopoeic theory of language invention holds that humans developed language by repeating sounds made by animals. 6. The “-er” suffix in “colder” is an inflectional suffix. 7. The theory of transformational/generative grammar was developed by Noam Chomsky . 8. The structural elements of sentences can be explained through syntactic rules. 9. There are six logical possibilities for word order combinations in languages. 10. The head of the construction “VP V NP PP” is verb. 11. Isolating languages have few or no inflectional affixes . 12. Two forms of the same morpheme which differ in minute ways due to their phonetic environment (such as s in dogs & cats) are known as allomorphs . 13. Russian is a good example of fusional language. 14. This type of affix: chitat,
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