Flashcards - Vocabulary Acquisition & Use

Flashcards - Vocabulary Acquisition & Use
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vocabulary
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person
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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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affix
An affix is a morpheme that is attached to a word stem to form a new word
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affix
An affix is a morpheme that is attached to a word stem to form a new word
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
vocabulary
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person
analogy
Analogy is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject to another , or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process
etymology
Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time
language families
A language family is a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestor, called the proto-language of that family
glossaries
A glossary, also known as a vocabulary or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms

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