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Periphrasis and Possible Lexemes1

Greville G. Corbett

in Periphrasis: The Role of Syntax and Morphology in Paradigms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265253
eISBN:
9780191760419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265253.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Periphrasis can be investigated for the ways in which it splits the paradigms of lexemes (into periphrastic and non-periphrastic parts); this is done in the context of other morphological phenomena ... More


Defectiveness as Stem Suppletion in French and Spanish Verbs1

Gilles Boyé and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr

in Defective Paradigms: Missing Forms and What They Tell Us

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264607
eISBN:
9780191734366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264607.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines some particular types of defectiveness in French and Spanish verbs. In the cases considered herein, the gaps in the paradigm exhibit the same zones of stem suppletion patterns ... More


Morphology and Syntax

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An analysis of the morphology and syntax of the Old Latin Gospels, and the extent to which they represent patterns characteristic of later and sub‐literary Latinm, and of the Romance languages. ... More


Syncretism and Suppletion in Gallo‐Romance Verb Paradigms 1

Marc‐Olivier Hinzelin

in Morphological Autonomy: Perspectives From Romance Inflectional Morphology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589982
eISBN:
9780191728884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589982.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Syncretism and suppletion are both non‐canonical features of inflectional morphology. The explanation of stem distribution in suppletion patterns is still an area of much debate. In Gallo‐Romance ... More


The periphrastic prototype

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume II: Morphology, Paradigms, and Periphrases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608324
eISBN:
9780191732041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608324.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Grammatical periphrasis is distinguished from lexical periphrasis. A verbal periphrasis, the most commonly studied, contains an operative (functional) verb that fills a gap in a finite verb paradigm ... More


Taking Root

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense: Volume III: Taking Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199263936
eISBN:
9780191759017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263936.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides evidence for roots as phonological units devoid of Content. Borrowing a chapter from Aronoff, (1976), evidence for the pure phonological nature of roots is based on English ... More


The morphome as a gradient phenomenon: evidence from Romance ⋆

John Charles Smith

in The Boundaries of Pure Morphology: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678860
eISBN:
9780191758089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678860.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Morphomehood may be seen as a gradient phenomenon, with morphomes situated on a cline of coherence or motivation. ‘Covert’ morphomes, which have some extramorphological motivation, may be ... More


Morphomic patterns, suppletion, and the Romance morphological landscape

Martin Maiden

in The Romance Verb: Morphomic Structure and Diachrony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199660216
eISBN:
9780191800375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660216.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter uses especially cases of suppletion in the history of Romance languages to illustrate the role of morphomic patterns in diachrony. It also places Romance verb morphology in the wider ... More


Origins, substance, and persistence of Romance morphomic patterns

Martin Maiden

in The Romance Verb: Morphomic Structure and Diachrony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199660216
eISBN:
9780191800375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660216.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter reviews the evidence for the origins of morphomic patterns in the effects of defunct sound changes or extinct functional motivations and reflects on their substance and on the types of ... More


PYTA and the remnants of the Latin perfective: Emergence of a morphomic pattern through loss of shared function

Martin Maiden

in The Romance Verb: Morphomic Structure and Diachrony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199660216
eISBN:
9780191800375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660216.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter identifies a pattern of morphomically distributed root allomorphy—distributed historically, but no longer associated with the perfect aspect of the Latin verb. The allomorphs show a wide ... More


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