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Gellius the Etymologist: Gellius' Etymologies and Modern Etymology

Franco Cavazza

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Gellius often discusses questions of etymology, sometimes following other writers' work, sometimes apparently offering suggestions of his own. This chapter employs source-criticism to isolate ... More


Introduction

OLGA BORIK

in Aspect and Reference Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199291298
eISBN:
9780191710711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291298.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter discusses aspectual morphology in Russian. Aspectual differences become transparent due to morphological processes such as prefixation and suffixation. However, there is no ... More


Onomastic Interactions: Greek and Thracian Names

Dan Dana

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This article treats certain evolutions in the system of personal naming in the north Balkan regions, many of them being the product of onomastic interactions between Greeks and Thracians, as ... More


On plurality 

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

Certain pronouns exhibit inherent plurality and a corollary of this property is that multiple subjects require agreement (or concord): the expression of plurality on the predicate. Hence it takes a ... 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


Relation of child to adult templates, II: Language at play

Marilyn May Vihman

in Phonological Templates in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198793564
eISBN:
9780191835346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793564.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter draws on informal or slang usage to look for parallels with child template use. Three sets of data are analysed in some detail. Clippings with suffixation are illustrated with both ... More


Morphological complexity outside of universal grammar Morphological complexity outside of universal grammar (1998) *

Jirka Hana and Peter W. Culicover

in Explaining Syntax: Representations, Structures, and Computation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199660230
eISBN:
9780191748240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660230.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on morphosyntax, in particular the use of linear order in inflected words to express correspondences between form and meaning. It explores the possibility that different ... More


Derivation

Geert Booij

in The Morphology of Dutch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838852
eISBN:
9780191874833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838852.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Dutch complex words are formed by means of suffixation, prefixation, and conversion (change of category without morphological marking). The productivity of a word formation process is subject to ... More


Derivational morphology

Franz Rainer

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0028
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

This chapter surveys some of the principal aspects of Romance derivational morphology. It covers the distribution, morphophonology, semantics, transparency and productivity of the major prefixes, ... More


Derived nouns: quality, collective, and other abstracts

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/9780198747062.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter deals with affixes whose primary purpose is to derive nouns other than event/state/result nouns or personal/participant nouns. Among these are affixes that create abstract and collective ... More


Derived verbs

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/9780198747062.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This chapter first discusses the verb-forming prefixes a‑, be‑, fore‑, and en‑. This is followed by a description of verbal suffixation by ‑ize, ‑ify, and ‑ate, conversion into verbs, back-formation, ... More


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