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Lecture 6

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Department
Linguistics
Course
LINA01H3
Professor
Chandan Narayan
Semester
Fall

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Linguistics lecture 6 October 21, 2010 MORPHOLOGY A study of internal structure of words Morpheme: the smallest unit in a language that carries a meaning or grammatical function - Unhappy= un+happy - Singers= sing+er+s Free vs. Bound morphemes A free morpheme is one which cans stand by itself as an independent word o Happy, sing, hope A bound morpheme is one which cannot stand alone as an independent word; it must be attached to another morpheme o Un-, -er, -s, -less o Bound morphemes are written with a hyphen to indicate their bound status Simple vs. Complex Simple words o Some words consist if a single morpheme Complex words o Words may contain two or more morphemes Roots vs. Affixes Complex words consist of a root morpheme plus one or more affix
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