6 - morpholgy PP

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/10/11 Ch. 6 Morphology 9/15/10
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5/10/11 What is a word? a grouping of letters/sounds follows phonotactic constraints an independent linguistic unit meaningful possibly comprised of smaller units of meaning Swahili: nitakupenda
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5/10/11 Meaningful units in words dancer singer builder designer jeweler bouncer “shower”
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5/10/11 Morphology Investigating basic elements used in a language. Study of the patterns of how words are formed. Focus is on smallest units of meaning (bulding blocks of meaning): morphemes. phonemes/phonology; sound morphemes/morphology; meaning
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5/10/11 Morphemes work (how many morphemes?) works, worked, working, workable Is there a difference in type of morphemes in the above? grammatical function dog, dogs plural
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5/10/11 Free morphemes: stand alone Bound morphemes: must be attached to other morphemes; affixes un- dress -ed bound free bound prefix stem suffix
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5/10/11 Sometimes the stems stand alone:
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course COMD 2055 taught by Professor Buckingham during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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