Flashcards - CSET English: Human Language Structure

Flashcards - CSET English: Human Language Structure
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ambiguous
Ambiguity is a type of uncertainty of meaning in which several interpretations are plausible
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suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
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prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
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prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
ambiguous
Ambiguity is a type of uncertainty of meaning in which several interpretations are plausible
etymology
Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time
semantics
Semantics is primarily the linguistic, and also philosophical study of meaning-in language, programming languages, formal logics, and semiotics
language families
A language family is a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestor, called the proto-language of that family

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