Tag: morphology

50 Why are nice picture/gif/video about foo called "foo-porn"? 2017-05-31T09:22:59.863

8 If "dis" makes antonym of a root word, then why doesn't "creet" have a meaning where discreet="dis"+creet? 2013-10-05T02:55:26.177

5 Do you perceive nouns ending with -a as somewhat feminine? 2015-01-23T11:21:50.450

4 Why does Register become Registration (no e)? 2015-01-14T14:46:37.843

4 Is the word 'restrictionable' correct? 2015-10-20T13:26:28.333

4 Why does something "belong to someone" and not "belong someone"? 2019-06-03T21:11:43.583

3 What word has the root "vale" in it? 2014-03-27T02:13:55.407

3 Positive, comparative, superlative and... is there a fourth? 2017-03-20T17:20:06.150

2 Looking for the name of this type of grammatical term "im-", "mis-" 2015-03-23T07:18:53.467

2 rule of adding suffix -ing 2018-05-05T10:36:56.410

1 How can I differentiate between the meaning in the following words 2015-02-06T19:26:57.530

1 The 's' or 'es' word 2015-08-13T16:41:16.097

1 Is "I bought it because it costed ..." an idiomatic and grammatical phrase? 2017-01-18T12:41:50.440

1 an average of - what is it - a noun or a preposition? 2018-01-05T12:46:39.987

1 Is there a word for a skeptical thought? 2018-10-28T18:31:45.120

0 What is the difference between the -able that attaches to nouns and the -able that attaches to verbs? 2015-02-04T10:37:12.690

0 Why doesn't "aversion" correspond to "aver"? 2015-12-07T14:54:43.247

0 What do native speakers think of when they are speaking? 2018-08-23T22:46:57.837

0 Are the suffixes -al and -ar the same adjective suffixes? if not why? 2018-11-28T06:34:02.307

0 Does the morpheme “ative”, used as a suffix, transform the word into adjectives or nouns? 2019-01-24T17:24:22.060

0 What is 'round in "Gather ’round and listen close"? 2020-05-25T14:07:59.457

0 meaning of "divvy up" 2020-06-29T05:54:52.277

-2 The past tense of eat: eat or ate 2019-10-11T20:29:09.747