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Site: منصة التعليم عن بعد - جامعة البليدة 2
Course: GRAMMAR (GRAMMAR)
Glossary: Glossary: Chapter 2
B

Base

Any form to which any derivational suffixes can be added.

C

complex word

A word that consists of one root morpheme (bound or free) and at least one derivational affix.

D

derivational affixes

Affixes that are used to create new words. Such affixes are not required by the grammatical context.

L

labelled bracketing

A way of representing the internal structure of words using square brackets to mark the base of each word contained within.

N

node

The point in a tree diagram from which two branches sprout.

S

simple word

A word that consists of one root morpheme.

Stem

A stem is what remains after the removal of inflectional suffixes.

T

tree diagram

A diagram that has a branching structure like that of a tree which is used to represent the successive steps of the affixation process.