Analyze the function and meaning of the bound morphemes in the following words:
Re: bound morphemes
Originally Posted by learner
A morpheme is the smallest unit of meaning. A word can contain more than one morpheme:
'Unable' can be divided into two morphemes- the prefix 'un' and 'able', whereas the word 'mahogany' cannot be divided into anything smaller.
-al the adjective ending is one bound morpheme and -ly the adverb ending is a second.
You try 'unspeakably' (3 bound morphemes)