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Morphological analysis

Geert Booij

in The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226245
eISBN:
9780191710360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226245.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Complex words can be divided into different kinds of morphemes such as roots and affixes. Natural languages show a number of formal operations to make new words: affixation, compounding, conversion, ... More


Distributed Selection

Peter Ackema and Ad Neeleman

in Beyond Morphology: Interface Conditions on Word Formation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267286
eISBN:
9780191708312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267286.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses why phrasal affixation is more restricted than phrasal compounding. The restrictions follow from the correspondence rules that regulate the relation between the syntactic and ... More


Soviet Yiddish word-formation

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses some significant features and types of Soviet Yiddish word-formation. Under the influence of Russian, Soviet Yiddish widely utilized univerbalization, that is, compressing a ... More


Representations and Primitive Operations

Bridget D. Samuels

in Phonological Architecture: A Biolinguistic Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694358
eISBN:
9780191731891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694358.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

‘Representations & Primitive Operations’ begins with a discussion of the organization of phonological structures such as features, segments, and syllables. It then presents a theory of phonological ... More


Revisiting “Suspended Affixation” and Other Coordinate Mysteries *

Jaklin Kornfilt

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses “suspended affixation” in the nominal and verbal morphology of Turkish and addresses some instances of ill-formed versus well-formed “suspension.” It argues that the crucial ... More


Structure

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume III: Phonology-Syntax Analogies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608331
eISBN:
9780191732119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608331.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines structural properties that in some form seem to be central to syntax, but at most marginal in phonology. Firstly, it looks at the presence of lexical derivation involving ... More


Lexis and Discourse

Pingali Sailaja

in Indian English

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625949
eISBN:
9780748671434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625949.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Indian English lexis is shown to be influenced considerably by British and American varieties. Some exclusively Indian words are explained as either residual entities from earlier British usage, or ... More


Conclusion

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The main argumentations in this book are summarized. The theory of PDM was proposed that can account for all attested patterns of MLM. The most challenging empirical area where PDM offers a new ... More


Allosemy, Idioms, and their Domains: Evidence from Adjectival Participles *

Elena Anagnostopoulou and Yota Samioti

in Syntax and its Limits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683239
eISBN:
9780191763212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter explores what special meaning is and how it arises in word formation. It investigates the differences between idioms and the concept of ‘contextual allosemy’ introduced in recent work by ... More


Blocking, competition, and productivity

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0026
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter is devoted to the role of lexical strata in English Morphology, those aspects of morphology that are native to the language and those aspects that come into English as a result of ... More


Applications and Implications

David Embick

in Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014229
eISBN:
9780262289344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014229.003.0059
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines the predictions of the C1-LIN theory concerning linear intervention effects and certain kinds of domain effects before presenting some case studies related to the theory. In the ... More


Categorizing Roots

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/9780199263936.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is devoted to articulating a model of categorial determination based fundamentally on the conceptualization of categorial selection as a partition of the categorial space, and as ... More


Affix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks

Stela Manova (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210434
eISBN:
9780190210458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210434.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume advances our understanding of how word structure in terms of affix ordering is organized in the languages of the world. Affix ordering is a central issue in linguistic theory and there ... More


Morphologically conditioned phonology

Sharon Inkelas

in The Interplay of Morphology and Phonology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199280476
eISBN:
9780191787188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280476.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Morphologically conditioned phonology is the phenomenon in which a particular phonological pattern is imposed on a proper subset of morphological constructions (affixation, reduplication, ... More


Infixation

Sharon Inkelas

in The Interplay of Morphology and Phonology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199280476
eISBN:
9780191787188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280476.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Infixation is the situation in which an affix appears inside the base of affixation, rather than at one of its edges, the normal position for “adfixes”, i.e. prefixes and suffixes. Infixation is ... More


Subtractive MLM and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

It is shown how the theory of PDM accounts for instances of subtractive MLM—the empirical phenomenon that is notoriously challenging for the claim that morphology is additive. Two general mechanisms ... More


An overview of the reconstruction

William H. Baxter and Laurent Sagart

in Old Chinese: A New Reconstruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945375
eISBN:
9780199369812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945375.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Chapter 3 gives an overview of the phonological and morphological aspects of the reconstruction, detailing its main features: for word onsets, the pharyngealization and velar/uvular hypotheses, ... More


Derived nouns: event, state, result

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter discusses derived nouns denoting events, states, results, as well as related semantic categories such as products and means. Such nouns are formed with the suffixes -ing, -ation, -ment, ... More


Derived adjectives

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter considers the full range of affixes that derive adjectives in contemporary English (‑able, ‑al, ‑an, ‑ant,‑ary, ‑esque, ‑ful, ‑ic, ‑ical, ‑ine, ‑ing, ‑ish, ‑ive,‑ly, ‑oid, ‑ory, ‑ous, ... More


Derived adverbs

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter looks at the ways in which adverbs are formed in English. Two possibly controversial theoretical assumptions are discussed, namely that adverbs are a separate category from adjectives, ... More


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