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Lesson 1

Terms

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cognate
Related by being derived, descended, or borrowed from the same word or root.
philology
THe chronological study of language development.
phonology
The science of speech sounds in a language.
inflection
The change in the form of words that indicates a grammatical distinction.
rhetoric
The art of using language effectively.
diminutive
A word formed by shortening or by adding certain suffixes.
orthography
The art or study of correct spelling.
derivative
A word formed from another word or root.
paradigm
A list of all the inflectional forms of a particular word.
syntax
The way in which words are arranged or combined to form phrases, clauses, and sentences.

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