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How do we get meaning from sound?


Sounds by themselves carry no meaning. 

Sounds gain meaning by becoming morphemes, or units of sound that do, indeed, carry meaning.


There are two kinds of morphemes...bound morphemes and free morphemes. They're different!


Click here for bound morphemes.

Click here for free morphemes

Click here for prefixes and suffixes.

Click here for the grammatical morphemes. 

Click here for more about the grammatical morphemes.