Types of word formations

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  • Types of word formation
    • Compound
      • A word made up of or consisting several parts of other words
    • Blend
      • The process by which a word from one language is adapted for use in another
    • Affixation
      • A morphological process whereby a bound morpheme, an affix, is attached to a morphological base,
    • Initialism
      • An abbreviation consisting of initial letters pronounced separately
    • Acronym
      • Formed from the initial components in a word or phrase, usually individual letters or syllables, and is pronounced as a word
    • Coinage
      • The act of creating a new word


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