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According to the structure of suffixal derivatives, we identify the following word formation models of suffixal derivations:
The suffixal nature of such prosodies is also seen in the oft-cited case of Chaha, a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia:
On the other hand, practically one third of suffixal nouns can be derived from more than one base (944 out of 3001).
More generally speaking, the Veps example illustrates a language with a regular suffixal morphology and little morphonological alternation.
cumulative morpheme; '=' clitic; ACT: active; B: bound form; C: common gender; Conj: conjugation; DEF: definite; DETR: detransitivizer; F: free form; FOC: focus; FUT: future; IMP: imperfect; IND: indefinite; INDIC: indicative; INFL: inflectional; in: intransitive; LOC; locative preposition; M: middle; mex: Mexican Spanish; N: neuter gender; NEG: negative; pen: Peninsular Spanish; POSS: possessive; PRES: present; PST: past; REF: reflexive (pronoun); S: suffixal form; SG: singular; tr: transitive.
For instance, passive infinitive complements are suffixal (according to Traugott 1992: 243-244); and the periphrastic infinitive, in accord with its historical source, is associated with infinitives that are adjuncts of purpose (Kisbye 1971: A1-13).
generated by the operation of Verner's Law, one would have to assume a different pattern of accentuation for the form of preterite singular, with root accentuation in the present and suffixal accent in all the other forms, including preterite singular.
It is therein proposed that only Punic 'T receives pronominal suffixes, whereas Phoenician selects the preposition 'LT with suffixal pronoun.
When there is synonymy of suffixal models within the category, the oldest coinage has been entered into the slot, and when there are two coinages from the same year the more productive model has been taken into account.
The loss of the suffixal vowel in plurals to nouns in *-VCag-, *-VCug-, e.
This brings us to the tentative observation that the selection of the suffix is determined by the need of the suffixal onset to license a preceding rhymal complement.
The older speakers have a much richer repertoire of derivational morphology than the younger ones, and there is a gradual phonological erosion of the productive suffixal nominalizer -nki that correlates with the age of the speakers, which is illustrated in (10).