Homework 3 - 1 Part A: Cebuano 1) Infixation and prefixaton...

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1 Part A: Cebuano 1) Infixation and prefixaton are used in Cebuano to relate words for communities of people and those for the languages associated with those people. 2) If the Cebuano word for an ‘x’ person begins with a vowel, the prefix in- is added to the word. If it begins with a consonant, the infix -in- is added after the first set of consonants. Part B: Drawing Word Trees (at end) Part C: Inflection vs. Derivation Word Affix Type of Affix Evidence Softest -est Inflectional Required by syntax; productive Silkiest -i Derivationa l Changes lexical category -est Inflectional Required by syntax; productive Introductions -duc Derivationa l Changes lexical category -tion Derivationa l Changes lexical category -s Inflectional Required by syntax to indicate plurality Steps -s Inflectional Required by syntax to agree with subject Steps -s Inflectional Required by syntax to indicate plurality Making -ing Inflectional Required by syntax; productive Boxing -ing Derivationa Changes lexical category
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Homework 3 - 1 Part A: Cebuano 1) Infixation and prefixaton...

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