Morphophonemics Types

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Morphemes may have more than one variant in different environments, we can have another definition of morpheme, i.e. a morpheme is a group of allomorphs which have similar meaning or show semantic similarity, and are in complementary distribution. The change in form from the base into other allomorphs is called ‘morphophonemic’ change or alternation, while the study of morphophonemic change of morphemes in different environment is called, as mentioned before, ‘morphophonemic’.

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Morphophonemics TypesName: Rinaldo Kusumah PutraClass: 4ENPM: 10420222MORPHOPHONEMIC TYPESMorphemes may have more than one variant in different environments, we can have another definition of morpheme, i.e. a morpheme is a group of allomorphs which have similar meaning or show semantic similarity, and are in complementary distribution. The change in form from the base into other allomorphs is called morphophonemic change or alternation, while the study of morphophonemic change of morphemes in different environment is called, as mentioned before, morphophonemic.Morphophonemic can be change, that is, change of the base of morphemes into the other allomorphs can be classified into the following types :1. AssimilationAssimilation is process by which a sound of a morpheme is made similar to that of another morphemes to which the former is added, for instance : "Assimilation is the influence of a sound on a neighboring sound so that the two become similar or the same. For example, the Latin prefix in- 'not, non-, un-' appears in English as il-, im-. and ir- in the words illegal, immoral, impossible (both m and p are bilabial consonants), and irresponsible a

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