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‘Defaults’ and morphological structure

Stephen R. Anderson

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/9780198712329.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

While the other chapters are primarily concerned with the question of how default notions in morphological structure should be expressed, this chapter takes a somewhat different approach, attempting ... More


Increasing morphological complexity and how syntax drives morphological change

Chris Reintges

in Syntax over Time: Lexical, Morphological, and Information-Structural Interactions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199687923
eISBN:
9780191767319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687923.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Based on a case study of the evolution of verbal tense system in Later Egyptian, this chapter presents evidence for exogenous morphological change, in which ‘new’ morphology preserves ‘old’ ... More


Morphological complexity à la Oneida

Jean‐pierre Koenig and Karin Michelson

in Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723769
eISBN:
9780191791109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723769.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Every verb in Oneida includes one of fifty‐eight obligatory prefixes that mark up to two semantically animate arguments of the verb. These portmanteau‐like prefixes, each with five to ten ... More


Rhizomorphomes, meromorphomes, and metamorphomes

Erich R. Round

in Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723769
eISBN:
9780191791109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723769.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Morphomes (Aronoff 1994) exemplify extreme complexity within inflectional morphology. This chapter argues that morphomic categories come in three types. Rhizomorphomes pertain to morphological roots, ... 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


Commands in Zenzontepec Chatino (Otomanguean)

Eric W. Campbell

in Commands: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198803225
eISBN:
9780191841415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803225.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents Zenzontepec Chatino (Otomanguean, Zapotecan) data from naturally occurring discourse and describes the linguistic resources that speakers draw from to express a wide range of ... More


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