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Latin Suffixal Derivatives in English: and Their Indo-European Ancestry

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285051
eISBN:
9780191713682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285051.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This comparative lexicographical account of Latin suffixes in English explores the rich variety of English loanwords formed by the addition of one or more Latin-derived suffixes, such as -ial, -able, ... More


Asyndetic subordination and deverbal depictive expressions in Shona

Tom Güldemann

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter reviews depictive-like uses of clauses of this type and discusses the arguments for and against assigning the status of a (morphosyntactically distinct) depictive construction to them. A ... More


Deverbal nominalizations in English: an LMBM approach

Maria Bloch-Trojnar

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The paper is an attempt at presenting an integrated account of systematic and idiosyncratic properties of deverbal nominalizations in English with the aid of Lexeme-Morpheme-Base Morphology (Beard ... More


Degrees of lexicalization in Ancient Greek deverbal nouns

Germana Olga Civilleri

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Based on the Homeric corpus this paper analyses the process of lexicalization in Ancient Greek deverbal nouns. The analysis shows that the meaning of deverbal nouns can be lexicalized to different ... More


AS‐nominals and AS‐nominalizers

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/9780199263936.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the structure of ‘long’ AS-nominals (cases in which both subject and object are fully articulated and no by-phrase is used), and further puts forth a ... More


Event Structure in Short Nominals—the Passive Paradigm

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/9780199263936.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis for the structure of ‘short’ AS-nominals — nominals in which the logical subject is either missing altogether or is expressed with a by-phrase. It is ... More


Gender and nominalizations

Ruth Kramer

in The Morphosyntax of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199679935
eISBN:
9780191760129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679935.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

One of the main ideas of the book is that gender is on n, the head that nominalizes category-neutral roots. This particular head is also used to nominalize phrases and make derived nouns (e.g. to ... More


Transcategorial Shift

Lauren Fonteyn

in Categoriality in Language Change: The Case of the English Gerund

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190917579
eISBN:
9780190917609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917579.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the literature dealing with the formal and functional features of the major grammatical categories noun and verb, focusing on the so-called “mixed” or “hybrid” structures known ... More


Conceptual (In)Dependence and the Diachronic Nominalization of ing-Forms

Lauren Fonteyn

in Categoriality in Language Change: The Case of the English Gerund

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190917579
eISBN:
9780190917609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917579.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

In this final empirical chapter, it is shown that nominal and verbal gerunds differ in terms of their preferences for the type of verb that forms the head of nominal and verbal gerunds, with the more ... More


The morphome vs similarity-based syncretism: Latin t-stem derivatives

Donca Steriade

in The Morphome Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198702108
eISBN:
9780191771804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702108.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter analyses the syncretism between the stem of the Latin passive participle (e.g. caes-us ‘cut’) and that of certain deverbal derivatives (like caes-or ‘cutter’). This phenomenon plays a ... More


Superhigh accent

Hiroto Uchihara

in Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739449
eISBN:
9780191802393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739449.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Phonetics / Phonology

Superhigh accent is carried by a verb in a subordinate clause, by deverbal nouns, and by adjectives. Although its occurrence is morphosyntactically conditioned, it manifests some properties common to ... More


Nata Deverbal Nominalizations

Rose-Marie Déchaine, Dayanqi Si, and Joash J. Gambarage

in Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In Nata, an endangered Eastern Bantu language (E45) spoken in the Mara region of Tanzania, deverbal nominalizations present certain properties. Morphologically, they consist of four morphemes, ... More


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