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KALI:* What are the basic morphological forms of the verb ?
* How we can distinguish an Extensive verb from an Intensive one ?
* What are the differences between the subcategories of the Transitive verbs and the Intransitive one: I mean (Monotransitive, Ditransitive and Complextransitive) ?
The basic form of English verbs is a bare infinite, ie., the form you use for present-tense plural-person.
Intensive verbs are those you use in describing what the subject is or what the subject is like. For example, "is" in "He is a student" or "look" in "She looks young" is an intensive verb. Extensive verbs are those you use what the subject is doing. "Run" in "He runs fast" or "love" in "He loves me" is an extensive verb.
Mono-transitive verbs are verbs that take only one object. "Love" in "He loves me" is a mono transitive verb. Di-transitive verbs are verbs that take two objects. "Give" in "He gave me a book" is a di-transitive verbs. Complex transitive verbs are verbs that take one object and a complement of the object. "Call" in "They called him John" is a complex transitive verb.
The basic morphological form of a verb is the form that hasn´t taken any ends, usually the infinitive form.
to this basic form you can add different endings, such as -s for third person singular, -ed for past time, -ing for progressive form.
walk/s/ walk/ed/ walk/ing/
Morpheme is the smallest meaningbearing part of a word it can be divided into.
Eg. Unforgivable becomes un/for/give/able
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KALI* What are the basic morphological forms of the verb ?* How we can distinguish an Extensive verb from an Intensive one ?* What are the differences between the subcategories of the Transitive verbs and the Intransitive one: I mean (Monotransitive, Ditransitive and Complextransitive) ?
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