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Site: منصة التعليم عن بعد - جامعة البليدة 2
Course: GRAMMAR (GRAMMAR)
Glossary: Glossary: Introduction
A

Affix

A bound morpheme that specifies a certain aspect of the situation evoked by the root morpheme.

allomorph

A phonetic variant of a morpheme.

B

bound morpheme

A morpheme that must be attached to another form in order to be able to function as a word.

F

free morpheme

A morpheme that can function as a word by itself.

M

morpheme

The smallest meaningful unit of language.

Morphology

A branch of linguistics that studies the internal structure of words.

P

paradigmatic perspective

studies how different words are grouped together into conceptual categories by wharing certain elements in their internal structure.

phonetics

A branch of linguistics that studies how humans produce and perceive sounds of speech.

pragmatics

A branch of linguistics that studies how language is used in different social contexts.

prefix

A type of affix placed at the beginning of a base word.