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Summing up the above stated linguistic data and word formation analyses, we come to conclusion that in the language of Orhon Old Turkic inscriptions compounding and suffixation were the productive means of word formation, just as in Modern Turkic languages.
As can be gleaned from Table 5, semantic categories such as diminutives, feminine gender and augmentatives are regularly and productively derived in Zulu by means of suffixation, while in the case of locatives, prefixation takes place often in combination with the suffix -ini.
La creation par la suffixation de mots feminins afin de mettre fin a cette invisibilisation n'est pas restee sans critiques.
Then, two types of operations have been described: non-recursive operations that take up slot-1, such as prefixation in (4a) and suffixation in (4b), and operations that require an extra slot, slot-II, because slot-1 is already occupied.
1991: 35) state that their crosslinguistic survey does not provide "evidence that this alleged processing preference encourages suffixation over prefixation".
Another reason for focusing on suffixation has to do with category change.
The statistics were complemented by data for some typical EA function words, and the comparison showed the same interspeaker distribution as the analyses of the complementizers, demonstratives, negations, the relative phrase, and pronoun suffixation on verbs and nouns.
In Central and Northern Veps the suffixation of the postposition includes remnants of an earlier morphosyntactic structure.
The hierarchy of type-frequency in Old English nominal suffixation is as follows: -icge (9) < -en 2 (12) < -incel (14) < -ett (16) < -ing 1 (18) < -els (19) < -ling (36) < -en 1 (42) < -estre (47) < -1 (51) < -scipe (99) < -t (119) < -ere (218) < -end 269 < -ing 2 (898) < -ness (1,134).
Turoyo ahuno, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (with suffixation and metathesis), walaye ([left arrow] Arabic), qay ([left arrow] Kurdish).
This corresponds roughly to the often observed crosslinguistic preference of suffixation over prefixation (Cutler et al.
In reality, counterexamples occur, especially with nouns bearing possessive suffixation (Px), where the general rule is valid in the first and second persons, but in the third person the accusative suffix is sometimes found next to Px or, contrary to what the rule would predict, is not found even on definite objects, as in 3: