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LINGUISTICS
Paper – II
Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions, each question carrying two (2)
marks. Attempt all the questions.
1. Match the items in List-I with items in List-II and select the correct code from those
given below :
List-I List-II
(a) tone (i) syntax
(b) addressee (ii) historical linguistics
(c) phrase structure (iii) phonology
(d) reconstruction (iv) discourse
Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(B) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
(C) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(D) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
2. The onset of first language acquisition is triggered by
(A) external social events
(B) religious ceremonies
(C) formal induction of the child to an institution
(D) biological compulsion
3. Match the items in List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List-I List-II
(a) Syntactic Patterns (i) Chambers and Trudgill
(b) Sociolinguistic Patterns (ii) P. Mathews
(c) Morphology (iii) Noam Chomsky
(d) Dialectology (iv) W. Labov
Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
(D) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
4. The ability to manipulate forms in an expression for our own pleasure is
(A) Ideational function (B) Poetic function
(C) Textual function (D) Interpersonal function
5. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(A) The system according to which the speakers of a speech community interact is
– parole.
(B) The alternative ‘fillers’ for the same ‘slot’ are in – paradigmatic relationship.
(C) Any continuous part of language consisting of more than one unit may be
called – a syntagma.
(D) The study of a language as it is at a particular point in time is – synchronic.

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6. A writing system displaying varying degrees of iconicity is known as
(A) alphabetic (B) phonographic
(C) syllabic (D) ideographic
7. Linguists assume
(A) that it is possible to study human language in general but the study of
particular languages will not reveal features of language that are universal.
(B) that it is possible to study human language in general and that the study of
particular languages will reveal features of language that are universal.
(C) that it is not possible to study human language in general and that the study of
particular languages will reveal features of language that are universal.
(D) that it is not possible to study human language in general and that the study of
particular languages will not reveal features that are universal.
8. A sign which refers to an object merely by virtue of its characters of its own is known
as
(A) index (B) icon
(C) symbol (D) token
9. While speech may not be a logically necessary prerequisite for writing, it is
(A) not a historical fact that any culture which has writing has speech.
(B) a historical fact that any culture which has writing may or may not have speech
and that it had no speech before it had writing.
(C) a historical fact that any culture which has writing has speech and it had no
speech before it had a writing system.
(D) a historical fact that any culture which has writing has speech, and that it had
speech before it had a writing system.
10. The first propounder of the concept of linguistic relativity was
(A) B. L. Whorf (B) Wilhelm Von Humbolt
(C) Edward Sapir (D) L. Bloomfield
11. The sounds [l] and [r] together are called
(A) Labials (B) Nasals
(C) Liquids (D) Syllabic consonants
12. Match the items in the List-I with those in List-II and select the correct answer from
the codes given below :
List-I List-II
(i) [_] (1) Velar nasal
(ii) [y] (2) Retroflex nasal
(iii) [N] (3) Palatal nasal
(iv) [†] (4) Uvular nasal
Code :
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(A) (3) (1) (4) (2)
(B) (1) (4) (2) (3)
(C) (2) (3) (1) (4)
(D) (4) (2) (3) (1)

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13. /k/ is
(A) Alveolar plosive (B) Velar lateral
(C) Velar plosive (D) Alveolar lateral
14. Identify the odd one from the following list :
(A) amplitude (B) frequency
(C) sine wave (D) diaphragm
15. The concept of practical phonemics was propounded by
(A) H.A. Gleason (B) K. L. Pike
(C) L. Bloomfield (D) C. F. Hockett
16. Significant phonetic features of human language that play a crucial role in the
statement of phonological rules and/or distinguish phonemes from one another are
(A) prosodic features (B) distinctive features
(C) morpheme-defining features (D) semantic features
17. Metathesis refers to
(A) Re-duplication of phonemes (B) Assimilatory change of phonemes
(C) Interchange of phonemes (D) Duplication of phonemes
18. Choose the correct bottom to top sequence from the following :
(A) word, morpheme, allomorph (B) allomorph, word, morpheme
(C) allomorph, morpheme, word (D) morpheme, word, allomorph
19. Derivation involves the creation of one lexeme from another through many processes
(A) compounding is not a type of derivation
(B) compounding is a type of derivation, since it involves the creation of one
lexeme from two or more other lexemes
(C) compounding is a type of derivation, but without the creation of any lexeme
(D) compounding is neither inflection nor derivation
20. The past tense form cut is a case of
(A) Replacive morpheme (B) Suppletion
(C) Zero modification (D) Affixation
21. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A), and the other labelled
as Reason (R) select the correct answer from the codes given below the list :
Assertion (A) : All stems are bases.
Reason (R) : Stems take the inflectional suffixes.
(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(C) (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.

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22. Match the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given
below :
List-I List-II
(a) Indo Aryan (i) Santhali
(b) Dravidian (ii) Maithli
(c) Austro Asiatic (iii) Kurukh
(d) Tibeto Burman (iv) Manipuri
Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(C) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(D) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
23. Brahui belongs to the
(A) Dravidian family (B) Astro-Asiatic family
(C) Indo-Aryan family (D) Tibeto-Burman family
24. We can say something about the direction of language change, but
(A) it is equally easy to know why changes take place
(B) it is difficult to know why changes take place
(C) it is not easy to say what change has taken place
(D) it is difficult to give any explanation of change
25. Comparative method, to an extent, is a carry over of the principles of phonemic
analysis.
(A) True (B) False
(C) Partially true (D) None
26. Comparative Method and Internal Reconstructing are used in reconstructing
(A) Proto phonemes (B) Proto phones
(C) Proto allophones (D) Archiphoneme
27. The re-construction of the proto-language can be done only for
(A) any pair of two languages (B) related languages
(C) genetically related languages (D) genetically un-related language
28. The tribal languages spoken in South India belongs to
(A) Indo-Aryan family (B) Dravidian family
(C) Austro-Asiatic group (D) Munda family
29.
Germanic Old English Modern English
Sing. *mus mus maŸs ‘mouse’
Pl. *musi mis maws ‘mice’
Sing. *fot fot fŸt ‘foot’
Pl. *foti fet fi:t ‘feet’
The effect of phonological change on aspects of morphology evident as a process to
change the stem vowel is called
(A) internal reconstruction (B) sandhi
(C) pa . ni . nian construction (D) umlaut

30. Choose the correct bottom to top sequence from the following :
(A) Language, dialect, isogloss, idiolect
(B) Isogloss, idiolect, language, dialect
(C) Dialect, isogloss, language, idiolect
(D) Idiolect, isogloss, dialect, language
31. Assertion (A) : Languages spoken in India share many phonological and
morphological features.
Reason (R) : All of them belong to the same language family.
(A) (A) is true, but (R) is false. (B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) Both(A) and (R) are true. (D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
32. CALT refers to
(A) Computer Amplified Language Teaching
(B) Computer Assisted Language Teaching
(C) Catephorically Aided Language Teaching
(D) Computational Language Teaching
33. In Sociolinguistic study hypercorrection means
(A) Overcorrection (B) Grammatical correction
(C) Lexical correction (D) Syntactic
34. Semantic variation means
(A) forms having the same phonemic shape have different meanings in different
areas.
(B) Same item will have different forms in different areas.
(C) Grammatical variations in different areas.
(D) Variations in pronunciation.
35. Assertion (A) : The head word in a dictionary is so chosen as it represent the
total paradigm.
Reason (R) : The paradigm consists of the related words.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
(C) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(D) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
36. When it comes to have a grammar and is acquired as a first language, it is
(A) artificial language (B) creole
(C) pidgin (D) jargon
37. Match the following :
List-I List-II
(a) Literacy (i) Autonomous
(b) Language Learning Theories (ii) Aphasia
(c) Speech pathology (iii) Behaviourism
(d) Patterns of Variation (iv) Regional
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(C) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)

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38. Although children can acquire one or more languages through normal exposure and
without much in the way of specific instruction, teenagers and adults find learning a
new language difficult.
From the point of view of understanding language the difficulties facing the second
language learner are of interest largely because
(A) they are same as in case of first language acquisition
(B) they highlight the almost miraculous ease with which children acquire
language when they are too young to learn any other area of study.
(C) They show language faculty enables learning only one language.
(D) They show no differences from language acquisition.
39. Stages in language acquisition are
(A) reflection of only the growing environmental explosions
(B) discrete unrelated unfolding of language
(C) developmental milestones without any linguistic features
(D) developmental milestones characterized with the emergence of certain features
of language
40. Learners’ dictionary is a
(A) Special dictionary (B) General dictionary
(C) Theoretical dictionary (D) Reverse dictionary
41. Tick out the odd pair from the following :
(A) Direct method – Language Teaching
(B) Dialect study – Dialect Survey
(C) Aphasia – Multilingualism
(D) Word structure – Morphology
42. The term used to identify the main aim of those who hold that the ultimate purpose of
linguistics is to specify precisely the possible form of a human grammar – and
especially the restrictions on the form such grammars can take is
(A) functional grammar (B) scale and category grammar
(C) universal grammar (D) transformational grammar
43. Arrange chronologically the publication of the following books. Use codes given
below :
i. Aspects of the theory of syntax
ii. Syntactic structures
iii. Reflections on language
iv. Language and mind
Codes :
(A) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(C) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(D) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

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44. Select the correct combination.
(A) gender, number, person, synonym
(B) gender, male, person, tense
(C) gender, number, person, tense
(D) pronoun, number, person, tense
45. Languages do not all use just the same grammatical categories, but all languages
(A) do not require any grammatical or lexical information
(B) do require grammatical but no lexical information
(C) do not require grammatical but require lexical information
(D) do require grammatical as well as lexical information
46. ‘Projection principle’ is a further principle of
(A) Case theory (B) Government theory
(C) Theta theory (D) None of the above
47. Semantics is the field of linguistics that deals with
(A) interpretation of statements
(B) language in use
(C) signs
(D) meaning, the relationship between words, phrases and sentences on the one
hand and entities such as objects, properties, relations and situations on the
other.
48. In English “buy” and “sell”, and “buyer” and “seller” are such pairs of words in the
sense that if A buys good from B then one can say B sells goods to A. The pairs of
words are
(A) converses (B) reverses
(C) directives (D) none of the above
49. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched ?
(A) A linguistic unit referring forward to another unit – Cataphora.
(B) A construction where a single clause is divided into two separate sections, each
with its own verb.
(C) Features of language which refer directly to the personal, temporal or
locational characteristics of the situation – deixis.
(D) A term which does not refer to the omission of some of the sounds occurring in
a sequence – Haplology.
50. The more general term that embraces a number of more particular terms is a
(A) synonym (B) antonym
(C) hyponym (D) hypernym

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LINGUISTICS
Paper – II
Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions, each question carrying two (2)
marks. Attempt all the questions.
1. Match the items in List-I with items in List-II and select the correct code from those
given below :
List-I List-II
(a) tone (i) syntax
(b) addressee (ii) historical linguistics
(c) phrase structure (iii) phonology
(d) reconstruction (iv) discourse
Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(B) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
(C) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(D) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
2. The onset of first language acquisition is triggered by
(A) external social events
(B) religious ceremonies
(C) formal induction of the child to an institution
(D) biological compulsion
3. Match the items in List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List-I List-II
(a) Syntactic Patterns (i) Chambers and Trudgill
(b) Sociolinguistic Patterns (ii) P. Mathews
(c) Morphology (iii) Noam Chomsky
(d) Dialectology (iv) W. Labov
Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
(D) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
4. The ability to manipulate forms in an expression for our own pleasure is
(A) Ideational function (B) Poetic function
(C) Textual function (D) Interpersonal function
5. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(A) The system according to which the speakers of a speech community interact is
– parole.
(B) The alternative ‘fillers’ for the same ‘slot’ are in – paradigmatic relationship.
(C) Any continuous part of language consisting of more than one unit may be
called – a syntagma.
(D) The study of a language as it is at a particular point in time is – synchronic.

6. A writing system displaying varying degrees of iconicity is known as
(A) alphabetic (B) phonographic
(C) syllabic (D) ideographic
7. Linguists assume
(A) that it is possible to study human language in general but the study of
particular languages will not reveal features of language that are universal.
(B) that it is possible to study human language in general and that the study of
particular languages will reveal features of language that are universal.
(C) that it is not possible to study human language in general and that the study of
particular languages will reveal features of language that are universal.
(D) that it is not possible to study human language in general and that the study of
particular languages will not reveal features that are universal.
8. A sign which refers to an object merely by virtue of its characters of its own is known
as
(A) index (B) icon
(C) symbol (D) token
9. While speech may not be a logically necessary prerequisite for writing, it is
(A) not a historical fact that any culture which has writing has speech.
(B) a historical fact that any culture which has writing may or may not have speech
and that it had no speech before it had writing.
(C) a historical fact that any culture which has writing has speech and it had no
speech before it had a writing system.
(D) a historical fact that any culture which has writing has speech, and that it had
speech before it had a writing system.
10. The first propounder of the concept of linguistic relativity was
(A) B. L. Whorf (B) Wilhelm Von Humbolt
(C) Edward Sapir (D) L. Bloomfield
11. The sounds [l] and [r] together are called
(A) Labials (B) Nasals
(C) Liquids (D) Syllabic consonants
12. Match the items in the List-I with those in List-II and select the correct answer from
the codes given below :
List-I List-II
(i) [_] (1) Velar nasal
(ii) [y] (2) Retroflex nasal
(iii) [N] (3) Palatal nasal
(iv) [†] (4) Uvular nasal
Code :
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(A) (3) (1) (4) (2)
(B) (1) (4) (2) (3)
(C) (2) (3) (1) (4)
(D) (4) (2) (3) (1)

13. /k/ is
(A) Alveolar plosive (B) Velar lateral
(C) Velar plosive (D) Alveolar lateral
14. Identify the odd one from the following list :
(A) amplitude (B) frequency
(C) sine wave (D) diaphragm
15. The concept of practical phonemics was propounded by
(A) H.A. Gleason (B) K. L. Pike
(C) L. Bloomfield (D) C. F. Hockett
16. Significant phonetic features of human language that play a crucial role in the
statement of phonological rules and/or distinguish phonemes from one another are
(A) prosodic features (B) distinctive features
(C) morpheme-defining features (D) semantic features
17. Metathesis refers to
(A) Re-duplication of phonemes (B) Assimilatory change of phonemes
(C) Interchange of phonemes (D) Duplication of phonemes
18. Choose the correct bottom to top sequence from the following :
(A) word, morpheme, allomorph (B) allomorph, word, morpheme
(C) allomorph, morpheme, word (D) morpheme, word, allomorph
19. Derivation involves the creation of one lexeme from another through many processes
(A) compounding is not a type of derivation
(B) compounding is a type of derivation, since it involves the creation of one
lexeme from two or more other lexemes
(C) compounding is a type of derivation, but without the creation of any lexeme
(D) compounding is neither inflection nor derivation
20. The past tense form cut is a case of
(A) Replacive morpheme (B) Suppletion
(C) Zero modification (D) Affixation
21. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A), and the other labelled
as Reason (R) select the correct answer from the codes given below the list :
Assertion (A) : All stems are bases.
Reason (R) : Stems take the inflectional suffixes.
(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is wrong.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(C) (A) is wrong, but (R) is correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.

22. Match the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given
below :
List-I List-II
(a) Indo Aryan (i) Santhali
(b) Dravidian (ii) Maithli
(c) Austro Asiatic (iii) Kurukh
(d) Tibeto Burman (iv) Manipuri
Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(C) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(D) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
23. Brahui belongs to the
(A) Dravidian family (B) Astro-Asiatic family
(C) Indo-Aryan family (D) Tibeto-Burman family
24. We can say something about the direction of language change, but
(A) it is equally easy to know why changes take place
(B) it is difficult to know why changes take place
(C) it is not easy to say what change has taken place
(D) it is difficult to give any explanation of change
25. Comparative method, to an extent, is a carry over of the principles of phonemic
analysis.
(A) True (B) False
(C) Partially true (D) None
26. Comparative Method and Internal Reconstructing are used in reconstructing
(A) Proto phonemes (B) Proto phones
(C) Proto allophones (D) Archiphoneme
27. The re-construction of the proto-language can be done only for
(A) any pair of two languages (B) related languages
(C) genetically related languages (D) genetically un-related language
28. The tribal languages spoken in South India belongs to
(A) Indo-Aryan family (B) Dravidian family
(C) Austro-Asiatic group (D) Munda family
29.
Germanic Old English Modern English
Sing. *mus mus maŸs ‘mouse’
Pl. *musi mis maws ‘mice’
Sing. *fot fot fŸt ‘foot’
Pl. *foti fet fi:t ‘feet’
The effect of phonological change on aspects of morphology evident as a process to
change the stem vowel is called
(A) internal reconstruction (B) sandhi
(C) pa . ni . nian construction (D) umlaut

30. Choose the correct bottom to top sequence from the following :
(A) Language, dialect, isogloss, idiolect
(B) Isogloss, idiolect, language, dialect
(C) Dialect, isogloss, language, idiolect
(D) Idiolect, isogloss, dialect, language
31. Assertion (A) : Languages spoken in India share many phonological and
morphological features.
Reason (R) : All of them belong to the same language family.
(A) (A) is true, but (R) is false. (B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) Both(A) and (R) are true. (D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
32. CALT refers to
(A) Computer Amplified Language Teaching
(B) Computer Assisted Language Teaching
(C) Catephorically Aided Language Teaching
(D) Computational Language Teaching
33. In Sociolinguistic study hypercorrection means
(A) Overcorrection (B) Grammatical correction
(C) Lexical correction (D) Syntactic
34. Semantic variation means
(A) forms having the same phonemic shape have different meanings in different
areas.
(B) Same item will have different forms in different areas.
(C) Grammatical variations in different areas.
(D) Variations in pronunciation.
35. Assertion (A) : The head word in a dictionary is so chosen as it represent the
total paradigm.
Reason (R) : The paradigm consists of the related words.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
(C) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(D) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
36. When it comes to have a grammar and is acquired as a first language, it is
(A) artificial language (B) creole
(C) pidgin (D) jargon
37. Match the following :
List-I List-II
(a) Literacy (i) Autonomous
(b) Language Learning Theories (ii) Aphasia
(c) Speech pathology (iii) Behaviourism
(d) Patterns of Variation (iv) Regional
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
(C) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)

38. Although children can acquire one or more languages through normal exposure and
without much in the way of specific instruction, teenagers and adults find learning a
new language difficult.
From the point of view of understanding language the difficulties facing the second
language learner are of interest largely because
(A) they are same as in case of first language acquisition
(B) they highlight the almost miraculous ease with which children acquire
language when they are too young to learn any other area of study.
(C) They show language faculty enables learning only one language.
(D) They show no differences from language acquisition.
39. Stages in language acquisition are
(A) reflection of only the growing environmental explosions
(B) discrete unrelated unfolding of language
(C) developmental milestones without any linguistic features
(D) developmental milestones characterized with the emergence of certain features
of language
40. Learners’ dictionary is a
(A) Special dictionary (B) General dictionary
(C) Theoretical dictionary (D) Reverse dictionary
41. Tick out the odd pair from the following :
(A) Direct method – Language Teaching
(B) Dialect study – Dialect Survey
(C) Aphasia – Multilingualism
(D) Word structure – Morphology
42. The term used to identify the main aim of those who hold that the ultimate purpose of
linguistics is to specify precisely the possible form of a human grammar – and
especially the restrictions on the form such grammars can take is
(A) functional grammar (B) scale and category grammar
(C) universal grammar (D) transformational grammar
43. Arrange chronologically the publication of the following books. Use codes given
below :
i. Aspects of the theory of syntax
ii. Syntactic structures
iii. Reflections on language
iv. Language and mind
Codes :
(A) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(B) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(C) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(D) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

44. Select the correct combination.
(A) gender, number, person, synonym
(B) gender, male, person, tense
(C) gender, number, person, tense
(D) pronoun, number, person, tense
45. Languages do not all use just the same grammatical categories, but all languages
(A) do not require any grammatical or lexical information
(B) do require grammatical but no lexical information
(C) do not require grammatical but require lexical information
(D) do require grammatical as well as lexical information
46. ‘Projection principle’ is a further principle of
(A) Case theory (B) Government theory
(C) Theta theory (D) None of the above
47. Semantics is the field of linguistics that deals with
(A) interpretation of statements
(B) language in use
(C) signs
(D) meaning, the relationship between words, phrases and sentences on the one
hand and entities such as objects, properties, relations and situations on the
other.
48. In English “buy” and “sell”, and “buyer” and “seller” are such pairs of words in the
sense that if A buys good from B then one can say B sells goods to A. The pairs of
words are
(A) converses (B) reverses
(C) directives (D) none of the above
49. Which of the following pair is not correctly matched ?
(A) A linguistic unit referring forward to another unit – Cataphora.
(B) A construction where a single clause is divided into two separate sections, each
with its own verb.
(C) Features of language which refer directly to the personal, temporal or
locational characteristics of the situation – deixis.
(D) A term which does not refer to the omission of some of the sounds occurring in
a sequence – Haplology.
50. The more general term that embraces a number of more particular terms is a
(A) synonym (B) antonym
(C) hyponym (D) hypernym

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