International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

An Exploration into the Morphological Structure of the Names of Domestic Animals
Mrs. N. F. Masindi, Prof Nelson Mbulaheni Musehane

Domestic animals are animals of the home or family. These animals have different names by which they are distinguished from one another. Although they have different names, the morphological structures of these names are not known. This paper seeks to investigate the structure of various domestic animals’ names. To accomplish this, the different names of domestic animals will be subjected to structure rules or context-free grammar /morphology, in which all rules apply, regardless of the context.

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