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Suffix: Quiz


Question 1: Particularly in the study of ________, a suffix is called an afformative, as they can alter the form of the words to which they are fixed.
Semitic languagesAramaic languageAkkadian languageArabic language

Question 2: In linguistics, a suffix (also sometimes called a postfix or ending) is an ________ which is placed after the stem of a word.
InflectionSimulfixAffixHalkomelem language

Question 3: In ________, a distinction is made between suffixes and endings (see Proto-Indo-European root).
Proto-Indo-European languageCeltsIndo-European studiesGermanic peoples

Question 4: Common examples are case endings, which indicate the ________ of nouns or adjectives, and verb endings, which form the conjugation of verbs.
Accusative caseGrammatical caseNominative caseGenitive case

Question 5: Suffixes can carry grammatical information (________ suffixes), or lexical information (derivational suffixes).
Bulgarian languagePolish languageInflectionGrammatical gender


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