Conference 4 Answers

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1 Ling 201: Introduction to Linguistics 5 th Conference: Morphology 1 – Solution ________________________________________________________________________ 1. Morphological Analysis in Luiseño Consider the folowing data from Luiseño, a Uto-Aztecan formerly spoken in Southern California. (a) List all of the morphemes along with their meanings/functions. Indicate which are roots and which are affixes. For the affixes, indicate which are prefixes, which are infixes, and which are suffixes, based on the definitions provided below. (b) Are there any cases of allomorphy? If yes, list the allomorphs and give the environments in which each occurs. (c) Indicate the order in which morphemes occur in Luiseño. Prefix: Affix that attached to the beginning of a base, e.g. un -tidy Suffix: Affix that attached to the end of a base, e.g. read-able Infix: Affix that appears inside a root Ulwa (Nicaragua): ki + sú:lu (‘my’ + ‘dog’) sú:-ki -lu /- o-ki ‘your house’ n-o-kaamaj ‘my son’
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