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To the extent that the inflectional paradigm provides a similar, though stronger, more grammaticalized matrix for a suppletive stem, it is perhaps not inappropriate to talk of suppletion of a base of a derived form as analogous to suppletion of the stem of an inflected form.
Suppletion occurs when a particular direction is encoded by completely or partially replacing the encoding of the LOC form.
2001 "Suppletion for suppletion, or the replacement of eode by went in English", Studia Anglica Posnaniensia 36: 95-110.
For example, when Patanjali comments on Katyayana's eleventh varttika in the Paspasa and notes that one does not acquire correct speech items solely from the sutras, he adds that, on the contrary, one acquires them through an explanation of the sutras and adds that the explanation consists not only in showing the separate constituents of a sutra but also giving examples, counterexamples, and suppletions for the sutras; all these together constitute an explanation.
As I have suggested, some linguists talk about some sort of suppletive relationship CAs have with their base nouns, but suppletion is normally applied in inflectional morphology, not in derivational morphology.
This subtype of the absorption strategy involves person-based suppletion in the form of the verb root where an event participant--typically a recipient--is encoded through the root.
The verb of motion go exhibits suppletion in practically all Indo-European languages, except Persian, Kurdish, and Armenian.
The double senses he speaks of should rather be explained by suppletion than by "a kind of slesa or play on meaning.
But the problem of 'r overriding both yr and y when the environment for 'r is met does not fall out from treating the selection as phonologically conditioned suppletion in a three allomorphs arrangement.
This means that if negative forms of verbs are to be handled in the same part of the grammar, suppletion alone will dictate that negation must be in the lexicon, since no kind of phonological rule will be able to handle it.
Note that the pair 'die'--'kill' is not included since it is typically expressed by means of suppletion.
Inversely, the principle of similarity leads us to expect that suppletion is uncommon, which it in fact is.