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    root words

    The question is: e-d at the end of a root word says________,____________, or______________.

    Please help.

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    Re: root words

    The suffix -ed has three allomorphs (three forms):

    /t/ after voiceless sounds (e.g., walk[t])
    /d/ after voiced sounds (e.g., carrie[d])
    /ed/ after the same or similar sound (e.g., handed)

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    Arrow Re: root words

    -ed, suffix=/əd/ after /t/ and /d/
    -ed, suffix=/t/ after /p/, /f/, /sh/, /ch/, /k/ and /s/
    -ed, suffix=/d/ for all the rest
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    Mehrdad Mozaffary
    Last edited by M.Mozaffary; 21-Dec-2007 at 10:46. Reason: be complete

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