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1. Which part of linguistics deals with the study of meanings of the lexical entries, expressions, and sentences of a certain language?
2. A morpheme is the smallest meaningful unit of a language. According to that definition, how many morphemes can be found in the word "imperfections"?
3. "Right" and "write", "lead" and "lead", and "well" and "well" are, respectively, what?
4. What is a 'pidgin'?
5. Which one of these is NOT a linguistic theory or a theory of language?
6. What can the following newspaper title (not necessarily properly punctuated) mean?
"Child teaching expert to speak."
7. "I don't want nothing."
The above sentence is a case of what phenomenon?
8. "A verb is an expression that refers to an action, or a state of being." What is wrong with that definition?
9. In linguistics, what is called the "critical age"?
10. If "un-" in "unbelievable" is a prefix, and "-ity" in "serenity" is a suffix, then which of these is a circumfix?
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