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Department
Linguistics
Course
LIN 205
Professor
Rui Chaves
Semester
Fall

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MORPHOLOGYThe study of word structure and of word formation processes Words are symbolic signs Phonology category meaning kaet nouninsert cat herePhonemic vs Phonetic transcriptions review didju diddzuDo we really assume that words come with parts of speech categories A noun is a sign that describes an entity Some nouns describe properties strength Some nouns describe actions kiss A verb is a sign that desbribes an action Some verbs dont describe actions is An adjective is a sign that desbribes a property Some dont describe properties fakeWords can be complex The can be broken into smaller units Unsinkable Un sink able Words can form other more complex words Deerhunting Deer hunt ing Morpheme the smallest linguistic unit with meaningfunction Cat one morpheme one word Cats two morphemes one wordS morphemes Third person subject Mary jumps very high I jumps very high Noun is plural The cats were asleep a cats were asleep Following noun is owned Toms cat is cute Shortening of to be Hes here he is hereMorpheme ambiguity She had to duck She ducked
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