Learn how languages build words in this introduction to morphology. In this lesson (the first and most important in the Grammar of Words series), you will learn how to break words into their component parts. You will also see how to classify languages based on how they build words.
– morpheme vs. allomorph
– bound morpheme vs. free morpheme
– null morphemes
– affixation, including derivational vs. inflectional affixes
– synthetic language vs. analytic language
– agglutinative language vs. fusional language
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