Ch_7 - shorter form Backformation shortening one type(noun...

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1 Chapter 7 Words and Word-Formation Processes and Phonological Processes Words and Word Formations ± Neologism: a new word in a given language, a newly invented word. Word-formation Processes ± Coinage: invention of a totally new term ± Borrowing: taking over of words from other languages ± Loan translation/ claque: a type of borrowing in which the parts of words are directly translated into the borrowing language ± Compounding: joining of 2 words to produce a new word ± Blending: joining the beginning of one word with the end of another
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2 Word-formation Processes ± Clipping: reducing a multisyllabic word to a
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Unformatted text preview: shorter form Backformation: shortening one type (noun) of a word to form a different type (verb) of word Hypocorism: a type of backformation that is common in British and Australian English Conversion: changing the function of a word Acronym: a word formed from the initial letters of a set of other words Word-formation Processes Derivation: adding affixes to root words to produce new words Prefixes: added to the beginning of words Suffixes: added to the ends of words Infixes: incorporated into the word...
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Ch_7 - shorter form Backformation shortening one type(noun...

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