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Forming New Words Without Affixation

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gemmalesley's version from 2017-05-13 11:03

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Question Answer
Typesendocentric, exocentric, coordinate, appositional
Endocentric compoundhead always to the right; house-boat
Exocentric compoundno head; pickpocket
Coordinate compoundneither is the head, but there is a relationship; American-English
Appositionalequal parts; maidservant
Blendscombine two words, deleting material from one or both; motor + hotel -> motel
Truncationshortening a word; demonstration -> demo
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