Conference 6 Answers

Conference 6 Answers - 1 Ling 201: Introduction to...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Ling 201: Introduction to Linguistics 6 th Conference: Morphology 2 – Solution __________________________________________________________________ 1. Tree Drawing Practice in English (i) Divide the following words up into separate morphemes. (ii) Provide morphological trees for each word, abiding by the principles of word formation discussed in class. (iii) Indicate the root and morphological head for each word. a. disinfectants b. incomprehensible N Adj N Adj 2 V Af V Af 2 | | | Af V Af Af in comprehens ible | | | | dis infect ant s Root: infect Root: comprehend (or comprehens – this is Head: ant just an example of allomorphy) Head: ible Evidence for attachment: Evidence for attachment: dis- attaches to V (e.g. discontinue); -ible/-able attaches to V (forcible, thinkable); -ant attaches to V (servant); in- attaches to Adj (incompetent, incapable) ‘infectant’ is not a word, but ‘disinfect’ is; dis- attaches before –ant. inflec is outside deriv;
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Conference 6 Answers - 1 Ling 201: Introduction to...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online