Lexical Change

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Neologism
A new word
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Archaism
Obsolete; no longer in use
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Initialism
BBC, TV letters said seperately
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Acronym
NASA can be said as a new word
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Clipping
Forming words by dropping one or more syllables eg;flu
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Affixation
Addition of pre/suffixes eg; sudden(ly)
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Conversion
Word changes class eg; text (noun>verb)
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Compound
Two words added together eg; girl +friend
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Blend
Two words mixed together eg; smoke + fog
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Back formation
Removal of suffix eg; sculptor > sculpt
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Borrowings/etymology (word origin)
Cafe from French
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Interchangable letters
U/V , I/Y, long F/S
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Extra letters (Pre GVS)
Breake, shoees, presse
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Noun capitalisation
eg; Teacher, Man
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Properiety names
Named after a brand eg; Vacuum cleaner>hoover
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Eponyms
Name of something after a name eg; nicotine>Karen Nicot
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Inflection (changes tense, gender)
eg; Waitor/waitress
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Card 2

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Obsolete; no longer in use

Back

Archaism

Card 3

Front

BBC, TV letters said seperately

Back

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Card 4

Front

NASA can be said as a new word

Back

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Card 5

Front

Forming words by dropping one or more syllables eg;flu

Back

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