Semantic change Quiz

  • Created by: M.Kay
  • Created on: 18-04-13 14:12
Borrowing
taking words from other languages
1 of 11
Eponym
An object is named after a person
2 of 11
Proprietary names
The name given to a product which becomes commonly known
3 of 11
Acronym
A word formed by the initials of phrase and sounded as a single word
4 of 11
Initialism
A word made up of the initial letters and pronounced individually
5 of 11
Clipping
Shortening a word
6 of 11
Coinage/Neologism
Where new terms are created
7 of 11
Affixation
Adding free or bound morphemes
8 of 11
Prefixes
Before root word
9 of 11
Suffix
After root word
10 of 11
Conversion
Changing a word class without changing its spelling
11 of 11

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Eponym

Back

An object is named after a person

Card 3

Front

Proprietary names

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Acronym

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Initialism

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar English Language resources:

See all English Language resources »