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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


Verb inflection

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/9780198747062.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter describes the morphosyntactic categories of the verb in English, drawing on evidence from different subdisciplines of linguistics. It starts out with the morphological differences ... More


Introduction: An Archaic Verb System?

WOLFGANG DAVID CIRILO DE MELO

in The Early Latin Verb System: Archaic Forms in Plautus, Terence, and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209026
eISBN:
9780191706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209026.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter gives a brief outline of the ‘regular’ verb forms known from the classical era and an overview of what types of extra-paradigmatic verb forms occur. The main questions of the book are ... More


Variable past tense forms I: Strong verbs old and new

Lieselotte Anderwald

in Language Between Description and Prescription: Verbs and Verb Categories in Nineteenth-Century Grammars of English

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190270674
eISBN:
9780190270698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270674.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 3 deals with variable strong verb paradigms in the nineteenth century. The first group of verbs investigated here were variable with other strong forms, in particular verbs in the SING class ... More


The Dental Preterites in the History of English

Aditi Lahiri

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter examines a case of a morphological split in the English dental preterite involving the past tense in Middle English. The split appears to complicate the grammar, but the chapter argues ... More


Verbs: Breearyn

in Practical Manx

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846311314
eISBN:
9781781380680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315596.010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains Manx verbs. Affirmative sentences use the independent form of the verb. Negative and interrogative sentences, and constructions with dy, nagh, use the dependent form. The ... More


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