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Morphology (linguistics): Quiz


Question 1: Bloomfield 1933 and ________ 1947).
Edward SapirLinguisticsLanguageCharles F. Hockett

Question 2: See ________ for the details.
YouPossessive pronounEnglish personal pronounsPossessive adjective

Question 3: The familiar examples of paradigms are the conjugations of verbs, and the ________ of nouns.
Grammatical caseVocative caseDeclensionGenitive case

Question 4: Morphology is the identification, analysis and description of the structure of words (words as units in the lexicon are the subject matter of ________).
LexicologyForce DynamicsLexis (linguistics)Semantics

Question 5: While words are generally accepted as being (with ________) the smallest units of syntax, it is clear that in most (if not all) languages, words can be related to other words by rules.
CliticPreposition and postpositionSwedish languageInflection

Question 6: The term morphology was coined by ________ in 1859.
ThuringiaErnst HaeckelBiologyAugust Schleicher

Question 7: Word-and-Paradigm approaches treat these as whole words that are related to each other by ________ rules.

Question 8: The history of morphological analysis dates back to the ancient Indian linguist Pāṇini, who formulated the 3,959 rules of ________ morphology in the text Aṣṭādhyāyī by using a Constituency Grammar.


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