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    How can we seperate parts of words?

    How can we seperate parts of words?
    I mean seperating into prefixes suffixes and roots.

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    Re: How can we seperate parts of words?

    For example in word such as "periodic" What is prefix and What is root?

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    Re: How can we seperate parts of words?

    What is the difference between root and affix? Is there any certain border?

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    Re: How can we seperate parts of words?

    For example in "geology" and "geometry" What can we call the term "geo"?

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    Re: How can we seperate parts of words?

    Or in "geology" and "logic" What is the role of "log"?

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    Re: How can we seperate parts of words?

    A good dictionary will tell you the etymology of words you are interested in, for example: geology - Dictionary definition and pronunciation - Yahoo! Education

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    Re: How can we seperate parts of words?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrus311 View Post
    How can we seperate parts of words?
    I mean seperating into prefixes suffixes and roots.
    This topic in linguistics is called morphology:
    Here's a site you can look at, but it's quite advanced. Look elsewhere for "morphology in linguistics". Should find something.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morphology_(linguistics)

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