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Linguistic Test 19

Welcome to your Linguistics Test#19

A kind of irony in which the speaker proposes not to speak of a matter, but still somehow reveals it

The root or roots of a word, together with any derivational affixes, to which inflectional affixes are added.

The part of the syllable that precedes the vowel of the syllable

A member of the open class of verbs which form the primary verb vocabulary of a language.

One of two or more grammatical units that enter syntactically or morphologically into a construction at any level

A word that has the same spelling as another

An epistemic mood that signals that the proposition expressed by a speaker’s utterance is offered as an unqualified statement of fact

An aspect that expresses the cessation of an event or state

The basic purpose of a speaker in making an utterance. It is a component of illocutionary force

An epistemic mood that signals that the speaker judges from other facts that the proposition expressed by his utterance is probably true

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