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    Teachers,
    Please I want to know
    How many morphemes/ what is the root / and what is the hierarchy of forming each of the following words ?
    disestablishment
    unreheated

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    Re: forming

    Teachers,
    Please, I want to know the answer.

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    Re: forming

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Teachers,
    Please, I want to know the answer.
    You're probably as good at this as anyone here by now, sash.
    I don't understand the problem with 'unreheated'. Just keep removing morphemes until you get to the base word.
    unreheated
    un-reheated
    un-reheat-ed
    un-re-heat-ed

    dis-establishment
    dis-establish-ment

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    Re: forming

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    You're probably as good at this as anyone here by now, sash.
    I don't understand the problem with 'unreheated'. Just keep removing morphemes until you get to the base word.
    unreheated
    un-reheated
    un-reheat-ed
    un-re-heat-ed

    dis-establishment
    dis-establish-ment
    Thank you
    I want to know the word's hierarchy beginning from the root.

    establish
    disestablish
    disestablishment


    heat
    reheat
    reheated
    unreheated


    Am I right?

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    #5

    Re: forming

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Thank you
    I want to know the word's hierarchy beginning from the root.

    establish
    disestablish
    disestablishment


    heat
    reheat
    reheated
    unreheated


    Am I right?
    That's what I've written in my previous post. Although I've used a different notation, the code should take only a few seconds to break, and it might help you to understand how to do these.
    I cannot be sure whether it is re-heated or reheat-ed, but I guess that 'heated' would have been used before 'reheat'.

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