Spoken language change

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Neologism
The creation of a new word or new meaning for an existing word
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Blending
The merging of parts of two or more words to make a new word.
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Clipping
The shortening of the word, the clipped version of the word then becomes more well known
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Borrowing
Using a word that has been borrowed from another language
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Compounding
Where two seperate words are joined together to create a new meaning
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Affixation
Adding letters to the beginning or end of a word (prefix and suffix)
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Archaism
Words or expressions that were commonly used but are not used as muh now
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Orthographical
The study of how the spelling of words changes over time
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The merging of parts of two or more words to make a new word.

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Blending

Card 3

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The shortening of the word, the clipped version of the word then becomes more well known

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Card 4

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Using a word that has been borrowed from another language

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Card 5

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Where two seperate words are joined together to create a new meaning

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