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Unformatted text preview: carni|vore: carne (affix)-meat, vore (root)-eat, super|flu|ous Flu|ent Melli|flu|ous Af|flu|ent Flow Affixes come in: Prefixes: pre-, non-, anti-, un-, in-, sub-Suffixes: -ly, -ous, -er, -able, -est Infixes: fukin insert- freakin, fuggin, friggin, un-freakin-believable Circumfixes: in English, a-swimmin’, a-huntin’, a-courtin’ Derivational: Often change the grammatical category of a word, necessary to understand the word completely. All prefixes in English are derivational morphemes. Unhappy, uses un- to get the fullest meaning of the word. Inflectional: don’t necessarily change the meaning of words.-ing, -en, -ed are crossovers between derivational and inflectional. How to find a morpheme when looking at a language. Esperanto language....
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- Fall '08
- Inflection, Morpheme