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Morphology by Mind Map: Morphology

1. Morpheme

1.1. Traditional classification

1.1.1. Roots

1.1.1.1. Classical lexical morphemes

1.1.1.2. Express the concrete material part of the meaning

1.1.2. Affixes

1.1.2.1. Word-building functions

1.1.2.1.1. Prefixes

1.1.2.1.2. Suffixes

1.1.2.2. Express different grammatical categories

1.1.2.2.1. Inflexions

1.2. Definition

1.2.1. The smallest unit of language that has its own meaning, either a word or a part of a word

2. Distribution

2.1. Types of distribution

2.1.1. contrastive

2.1.1.1. The suffixes

2.1.2. non-contrastive

2.1.2.1. The suffixes

2.1.3. complementary

2.1.3.1. The plural allomorph

2.1.3.2. The allomorphs of the plural morpheme

2.2. Definition

2.2.1. The occurrence of a lexical unit relative to other lexical units of the same level

2.2.2. The position which lexical units occupy or may occupy in the text or in the flow of speech

2.3. Distributional morpheme types

2.3.1. Degree of selfdependence

2.3.1.1. Free

2.3.1.2. Bound

2.3.2. segmental relation

2.3.2.1. Segmental

2.3.2.2. Suprasegmental

2.3.3. formal presentation

2.3.3.1. Overt

2.3.3.2. Covert

2.3.4. linear characteristic

2.3.4.1. Continuous

2.3.4.2. Discontinuous

2.3.5. grammatical alternation

2.3.5.1. Additive

2.3.5.2. Replacive

3. Word

3.1. Defenition

3.1.1. A nominative unit of language

3.1.2. The largest unit in morphology

3.1.3. Formed by morphemes

3.1.4. Used for the formation of the sentence

3.1.5. Enters the lexicon of language as its component