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Ch. 5 & 6 Study Questions Assignment 3750 LING Chapter Five 1. When is an eponym a neologism?
2. Which word-formation process is the source of the English word modem ?
3. Which two processes were involved in the creation of the verb google, as in Have you ever googled yourself?
4. Which process is clearly involved in creating the new term selfie?
5. What do we call the process whereby a new word is formed to be similar to an existing word?
6. Which of the following pairs contains an example of calque? How would you describe the other(s)?
7. Can you identify the different word-formation processes involved in producing each of the underlined words in these sentences? a. Don’t they ever worry that they might get AIDS ?
b. That’s really fandamntastic !

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