Linguistics Exam

by: ltuck04
  1. 1

    What are the two features of a polysynthetic language? Give an Example.

  2. 2

    Why can we infix in English like "abso-frickin'-lutely" but not "ab-frickin'-solutely"?

  3. 3

    What are two features of an Agglutinating language?

  4. 4

    What are the three subtypes of Synthetic languages?

  5. 5

    Provide an example of a minimal pair

  6. 6

    Describe this natural class: z, 3, d3

  7. 7

    If two words can occur in the same environment are they in contrastive or complementary distribution?

  8. 8

    What morphological process(es) form the word "Broken"

  9. 9

    What is Suppletion?

  10. 10

    What morphological process does this example exemplify? [rumah] "house" [rumahrumah] "houses"

  11. 11

    Explain why the Greek example epta changes to [efta]

  12. 12

    What phonological rule is used in: upside down r a I t syllabic r -> [upside down r a I alveolar flap syllabic r/?

  13. 13

    What phonological rule is used in: ash s k -> [ash k s]

  14. 14

    3 Types of Assimilation

  15. 15

    What is a derivational morpheme?

  16. 16

    What is complementary distribution?

  17. 17

    Free morpheme

  18. 18

    What is free variation in Phonology?

  19. 19

    Which of these is NOT a natural class?

  20. 20

    What is dissimilation, and an example of this?

  21. 21

    What is Insertion, and what is an example?

  22. 22

    Which of these is NOT an example of an Inflectional morpheme?

  23. 23

    What is the difference between a Content Morpheme and a Functional Morpheme?

  24. 24

    What Morphological Class is the one in which a Lexical category exists to which new items may be added?

  25. 25

    Which Morphological Process uses prefixes, suffixes, and infixes?

  26. 26

    What is Alternation?

  27. 27

    What kind of Word formation occurs in these words "Cell", "emo", "totes"

  28. 28

    What kind of word formation occurs in these words: "motel", "brunch"

  29. 29

    What are the two types of Languages?

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