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Clitic: Quiz

  

Question 1: Japanese: all particles, such as the genitive ________ (no) and the topic marker (wa).
Copula (linguistics)Preposition and postpositionNounInfinitive

Question 2: In morphology and syntax, a clitic is a morpheme that is grammatically independent, but ________ dependent on another word.
English phonologyPhonologyInternational Phonetic AlphabetIrish phonology

Question 3: Some clitics can be understood as elements undergoing a historical process of ________:[5]
Compound verbGrammarFunction wordGrammaticalisation

Question 4: Clitics may belong to any grammatical category, though they are commonly pronouns, determiners, or ________.
VerbInfinitiveCopula (linguistics)Preposition and postposition

Question 5: has been shown to have the properties of an ________, rather than a syntactically independent clitic.
SimulfixHalkomelem languageAffixInflection

Question 6: [1] It is pronounced like an ________, but works at the phrase level.
InflectionAffixSimulfixHalkomelem language

Question 7: ________: Senatus Populusque Romanus ("Senate people-and Roman" = "The Roman Senate and people")
LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 8: According to this model, an autonomous lexical item in a particular context loses the properties of a fully independent word over time and acquires the properties of a morphological ________.
SimulfixHalkomelem languageAffixInflection

Question 9: In the ________, the articles and direct and indirect object personal pronoun forms are clitics.
Spanish languagePortuguese languageFrench languageRomance languages

Question 10: In the Indo-European languages, some clitics can be traced back to Proto-Indo-European: for example, *-kʷe is the original form of Sanskrit , Greek τε, and ________ -que.
LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld Latin
















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