Reusing Words

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Affixation
The addition of bound morpheme to an existing word
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Prefixes
Addition at the beginning of the root word (eg. mega)
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Suffixes
Addition to the end of the root word (eg. (radical)ising)
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Conversion
Word changes word class (eg. text, texting)
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Compound
Combining separate words, sometimes using a hyphen
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Back Formation
Removal of an imagined affix from an existing word (eg. size zero)
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Blend
Two words fused together (eg. smog)
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Card 2

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Addition at the beginning of the root word (eg. mega)

Back

Prefixes

Card 3

Front

Addition to the end of the root word (eg. (radical)ising)

Back

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Card 4

Front

Word changes word class (eg. text, texting)

Back

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Card 5

Front

Combining separate words, sometimes using a hyphen

Back

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