What is Morphology in Linguistics? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is a morpheme?

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1. Which is a free morpheme?

2. How many morphemes does the word 'Africa' have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is morphology in linguistics? You can check your knowledge of this concept and examples of it thanks to the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • Free morpheme
  • Examples of a morpheme
  • A lexical morpheme
  • A word that contains three different morphemes
  • The amount of morphemes that the word Africa has

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on morphology in linguistics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a word that contains three different morphemes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of a free morpheme and lexical morpheme

Additional Learning

In order to learn more, use the lesson titled What is Morphology in Linguistics? - Definition & Examples. This lesson helps you:

  • Determine what the term linguistics refers to
  • Review examples of morphemes
  • Compare and contrast different types of morphemes
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