the study of structure of words
Knowledge of sounds of the language
Knowledge of words of the language
speaker has a lexicon in the head
Sounds of the words
Grammatical category of word
Meaning of word
has main meaning of the sentences.
it accepts the addition of new words
it shows the relation between words in the sentence.
does not accept additional words.
minimal unit of meaning, smallest linguistic unit.
TO Root TO Morpheme
Cannot be divided
Has to have a meaning
Morphemes: can occurs alone
in a sentence
Morphemes: cannot occur
alone in a sentence and they have to be attached to another morpheme.
Morphemes are in 4 positions in a word.
attach at the beginning of the free morpheme
attach at the end of the free morpheme
attach inside a free morpheme
attach at the beginning and at the end of a morpheme.
cannot be divided
is like a host, it can be divided and accepts more morphemes
is the final form, it can be divided but no morphemes can be added to it.
donít know where one word starts and ends, only native speakers know, so we