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Malrese is an Afi'o-Asiatic langmge (like Arabic) spoken on the island ofMaltn. The forms
below represent the past tense and the imperative forms of one group of Maltese verbs. PAST EMF. (5) mafia: omilot ‘comb'
harem obrom ‘twist’
bani obroé ‘scratch‘
19.79: ol?ot ‘hit’ a. Identify the verb roots. the past tense morpheme. and the imperative morpheme of
Maltese. b. Show the derivation of one pest tense and one imperative form. Consider the following Latin verb forms: lsg PRES lsg PERF (6) pend-ea pe-pend-i “hma‘
tend-o te-tend-i 'su-etch‘
di(s)o-o di-dic-i 'leam‘
pose-o po-posc-i 'demand'
mord-eo mo-mord-i 'bite’
mn-r-o cu-curr—i ‘nm' State the word formation rules for the perfect form: ofthis group of Latin verbs.
Show the derivation of the wurdpoposci 'I have demanded'. su-


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