If a long word is reduced to single syllable and then “y” or “ie” is added to end to make new words (example handkerchief tohankie, and breakfast to breaky) the process is called

A. Compounding
B. Clipping
C. Hypocorism
D. Conversion

C. Hypocorism

Linguistics mcqs

1. Intro to Language 2. Intro to Linguistics
3. Phonetics 4. Phonology
5. Morphology 6. Syntax
7. Semantics 8. Pragmatics
9. Stylistics 10. Applied Linguistics
11. Socio-Linguistics 12. Psycho-Linguistics
13. Discourse Analysis 14. Corpus

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