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Can you name the A2 English Language- Language Change Terminology?

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What is a newly invented word?
What is it called when people adapt their language to appear higher statused ?
What is it called when people subtly change the way the speak to fit in with a group dialect?
What is it called when a set of words are combined into one using their initial letters?
What is it called when a new word is created through shortening an existing one?
The act of adding morphemes to an existing word to modify it and change its meaning?
Adding morphemes to the beginnign of a word to change it's meaning (eg- Ultra or Semi)
Adding morphemes to the end of an existing word to change its meaning (eg- 'ing' or 'er')
What is it called when a words meaning changes without having any morphemes added. The letters are the same but its cotnext has changed (eg- Green as a colour or Green in golf)
When a new word is made from two existing words comnig together usually through hyphens (eg- Man-flu)
When two existing words are fused together to create a new one (eg- Smog)
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What is it called when a word's meaning changes over time to become more positive?
What is it called when a word's meaning changes over time to become more negative?
What is it called when a word's meaning loses strength over time and becomes softer?
What is it called when a word's meaning becomes more specific over time (meat used to refer to more than just dead animal matter)
What is it called when a word takes on a wider meaning over time, becoming used for more than its original purpose
What is a word that has more than one meaning called?
What are elements of texts that invovle punctuation rather than words called?
What view point belives the language change is harmful and that slang and new words are inferior forms of language, wishing to keep language as it is now?
What view point believe that language change is necessary and that all forms of language are equally beneficial?
What is it called when people change how they speak to fit in with a majority in a social situation?
What is it called when a person changes how they speak in order to stand out from the majority in a social situation?

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