Morpheme and Compound Word

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_DARIA ZAGREBA, 3AA_ _TASK 1_ The word BEGGARLY can be segmented into two morphemes: beggar- + -ly. Semantically beggar- is a root-morpheme; -ly is an affix. Structurally beddar- is a free morpheme; -ly is a bound morpheme. The word POSTMAN can be segmented into two morphemes: post- + man-. Semantically post- and man- are root-morphemes. Structurally post- and man- are free morphemes. The word SHORTEN can be segmented into two morphemes: short- + -en. Semantically short- is a root-morpheme; -en is an affix. Structurally short- is a free morpheme; -en is a bound morpheme. The word DESTABILIZE can be segmented into two morphemes: de- + stabilize-. Semantically de- is an affix; stabilize- is a root-morpheme. Structurally de- is a…show more content…
The word ANTIPATHY is rendered in Russian by the word 'антипатия, неприязнь, отвращение'. The lexical meaning of the root-morpheme brief- is 'of short duration; not lasting for long'. The lexical meaning of the affixational morpheme -ly is 'having the qualities of'. The word BRIEFLY is rendered in Russian by the word 'коротко, кратко, сжато'. The lexical meaning of the root-morpheme horseman- is 'a rider on horseback, especially a skilled one'. The lexical meaning of the affixational morpheme -ship is 'denoting a quality or condition'. The word HORSEMANSHIP is rendered in Russian by the word 'искусство верховой езды'. The lexical meaning of the root-morpheme war- is 'a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state'. The lexical meaning of the affixational morpheme pre- is 'before (in time, place, order, degree, or importance)'. The word PREWAR is rendered in Russian by the word 'довоенный, предвоенный'. The lexical meaning of the root-morpheme fame- is 'the condition of being known or talked about by many people, esp. on account of notable achievements'. The lexical meaning of the affixational morpheme -ous is 'characterized by; of the nature of'. The word FAMOUS is rendered in Russian by the word 'видный, выдающийся, знаменитый, известный, прославленный, славный'. _TASK 3_ notebook, copybook, exercisebook, textbook; The morphemes note-, copy-,
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