Morphology

Prerequisite: LING-UA 1 or Permission of Instructor

Prerequisite: LING-UA 1 or permission of the instructor

Introduces rules for composing words and sentences from the smallest units of linguistic combination (morphemes). Why can the same message be expressed in one word in some languages but require an entire sentence in others? Why do the shapes of prefixes, suffixes, and roots change depending on their semantic and phonological context? What rules do different languages use for forming new words? No previous background in linguistics is required.

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Spring 2019

1
Maria Gouskova
TR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 10WP 104
1
Yining Nie
TR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 10WP 104