Exam2-StudyGuide - INDV 101 - Section 37 EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE...

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INDV 101 - Section 37 1 E XAM 2 S TUDY G UIDE Phonemes Syllables Morphemes Words Phrases Sentences Meaning Usage Morphology (Lectures/Winkler Chapter 5) What is morphology? Morphemes bound free root stem monomorphemic/polymorphemic Words English has 450,000+ words - double that in any Romance or other Germanic languages! What is a word? How can we define it? content words (open class) – largest category function words (closed class) – connect content words together Polysynthetic vs. Isolating – Polysynthetic Continuum: e.g. Mandarin English Mohawk Study Session Sunday, 3/31, 4pm Chavez 305 ** cookies provided **
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INDV 101 - Section 37 2 Morphological processes (word-building processes) affixation (prefix, suffix, infix [Tagalog, Turkish], circumfix) null-derivation reduplication suppletion contraction compounding clipping/blending coinage generification onomatopoeia acronomy
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INDV 101 - Section 37 3 misanalysis borrowing Morphological categories Inflectional affix (grammatical class doesn't change, changes grammatical function but not fundamental meaning; in English, they are only suffixes, only one can be attached to word except for possessives, and always come after any derivational suffixes.)
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course INDV 101 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Exam2-StudyGuide - INDV 101 - Section 37 EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE...

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