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affix: prefix or suffix that can be added to a word
algorithm: set of instructions to be followed in order to solve a problem
aphasia: impairment of language resulting from damage to the brain
creole: language developed when a pidgin-speaking community produces native speakers
descriptive grammar: description of the linguistic rules people use when they speak
head: single word in a phrase that determines the meaning of the whole
instinct: innate behavior pattern in animals
listeme: unit of a memorized list that functions as a word
maven: expert in a particular field
mentalese: the "language of thought"
morphology: rules for word formation
phonology: study of speech sounds in language
phrase: group of words that act as a unit in language
pidgin: simplified, makeshift language formed when speakers of different languages have to communicate
pragmatics: social rules for language use
prescriptive grammar: rules for the way people should speak according to societal expectations
syntax: rules of word and phrase order in a language
Universal Grammar: underlying "blueprint" for human language learning