Morphology: Branch of linguistics, studies the roots/ origins of words
Morphine: the smallest meaningful unit of a word
Analogy: Setting up analogies between words (show-showed/ know-knowed)
- Back Formation: Opposite of anal
Practice Matching 1
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_/_ Bang out
_/_ Dutch goose
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1. Mountain top with no trees
Phonology: a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in
- Studies how sounds alternate, syllable structure, stress, and accent.
- Brick is an English word
o Blick could be an English word
o Bquick couldnt be an
Every language is defined by a set of rules that allow you to speak, produce and understand wellformed sentences. Speakers prefer these rules to be as general as possible.
- In order to know a language, you need to know:
o Grammar (
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Origins of American English
- Late 1500s, early 1600s- it is pretty clear that immigrants coming over from England spoke
the language from William Shakespeare- Elizabethan English and the King James Bible.
o Elizabethan Period or the Gol