Difference between free and bound morpheme

free and bound morpheme

State the difference between free and bound morpheme? illustrate your answers with examples.


– Free morphemes are those that can stone alone, carrying full semantic weight. Example: table, home, book, car …

– Bound morphemes are those that can not stand alone in the language. They are always added to one or more morphemes to form a new word or to modify the meaning of original word. 

Ví dụ: uncareful, undeveloped, invitation, movement, disable

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