Lesson 05 — Morphology

Reading for this week:
Contemporary Linguistics, p. 111 – 142 (Ch. 4)

Things to know:

  • Morphemes vs. Allomorphs
  • Different types of morphemes (free vs. bound; affixes vs roots; prefixes vs. suffixes)
  • Derivation vs. Inflection
  • Other types of word-formations (i.e. cliticization, compounding, conversion, clipping, blends, backformation)
  • Solving Morphology Problems



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