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Extending Deponency: Implications for Morphological Mismatches*

Andrew Spencer

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses a number of types of mismatch that do not fit neatly into more traditional schemas. Most of these are considered mismatches that occur when a word of one morpholexical category ... More


Slouching Towards Deponency: A Family of Mismatches in the Bantu Verb Stem*

Jeff Good

in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses some morphological idiosyncrasies that involve the four Bantu verbal suffixes. The terms passivization and applicativization are used in the chapter to refer to abstract ... More


Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, Dunstan Brown, and Andrew Hippisley (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264102
eISBN:
9780191734380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Deponency is a mismatch between form and function in language that was first described for Latin, where there is a group of verbs (the deponents) that are morphologically passive but syntactically ... More


Old French declension: A Word and Paradigm approach and the role of syncretisms and defaults in its rise and fall

Alain Kihm

in Defaults in Morphological Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198712329
eISBN:
9780191780882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712329.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Old French noun inflection emerged and disappeared early in the history of the French language. A number or reasons are examined including the nature of sound changes occurring between Late Latin and ... More


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