Flashcards - Spelling Rules in English

Flashcards - Spelling Rules in English
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prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
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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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noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
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noun
A noun is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas
suffix
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
prefix
A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word
homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
homographs
A homograph is a word that shares the same written form as another word but has a different meaning
homophones
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling

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