English inflectional morphemes nouns s plural s

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Unformatted text preview: ith virtually any noun to form a plural noun. On the other hand, the derivational suffix –ant can combine only with Latinate bases. English Inflectional Morphemes Nouns –s plural –’s possessive Verbs –s third person singular present –ed past tense –en past participle –ing progressive Adjectives –er comparative –est superlative Some examples of English Derivational Morpheme ­ic : Noun Adj ­ly : Adj Adv ­ate : Noun Verb ­ity : Adj Noun ­ship : Noun Noun ; alcohol alcoholic ; exact exactly ; vaccin vaccinate ; active activity ; friend friendship re­ : Verb Verb ; cover recover Describe the italic affixes: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) impossible terrorized terrorize desks dislike humanity fastest 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Derivational prefix Inflectional suffix Derivational suffix Inflectional suffix Derivational prefix Derivational suffix Inflectional suffix Describe the italic affixes: 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) premature untie darken fallen oxen faster lecturer 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) Derivational prefix Derivational prefix Derivational suffix Inflectional suffix Inflectional suffix Inflectional suffix Derivational suffix Affixation Prefix: An affix that is attached to the front of a base, e.g. re­play. Suffix: An affix that is attached to the end of a base, e.g. kind­ness. Infix: An affix that occur within a base, e.g. (in Indonesian) s­in­ambung. Confix (Circumfix/Ambifix): An affix that is attached to the front and to the end of a base simultaneously, e.g. (in Indonesian) ke­lapar­an....
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