Language Change

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  • Created on: 17-12-12 10:38
An attitude to language that makes judgements about what is right or wrong
prescriptivism
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Words that are 'borrowed' from another language
borrowings
2 of 6
Two words that fuse to made a new one
blend
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The process in which words that take on a more positive meaning
amelioration
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The combining of seperate words to make new words
compound
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The creation of new words
neologism
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Words that are 'borrowed' from another language

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borrowings

Card 3

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Two words that fuse to made a new one

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Card 4

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The process in which words that take on a more positive meaning

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Card 5

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The combining of seperate words to make new words

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