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Linguistic Test 12

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A root word that has been modified to convey a slighter degree of its root meaning

A morpheme that cannot function independently

A word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation, a low opinion, or a lack of respect toward someone or something

An affix that is located inside the root, dividing it into two discontinuous parts

The constituent of the word that contains lexical meaning but does not include derivational or inflectional affixes

An affix that has two parts, one placed at the beginning of a word, and the other part at the end

A shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds

A basic morpheme which shows the basic meaning of the word, indivisible but there are words whose radical changes, as in the conjugation of anomalous verbs and common to a series of words

It is the affix that is added after the radical in addition the basic meaning and even the grammatical class of the word changes

A morphological form of a word which expresses greater intensity, often in size but also in other attributes

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