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Linguistic Test 19

Welcome to your Linguistics Test#19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An aspect that expresses the cessation of an event or state

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