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Specific stems and suffixes

Erich R. Round

in Kayardild Morphology and Syntax

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199654871
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745560 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654871.003.0003

Series: Oxford Studies of Endangered Languages

Specific stems and suffixes

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Chapter 3 addresses issues pertaining to specific stems, suffixes, and stem-suffix dependencies. It covers middle and reciprocal stem formation, forms obscured by phonological processes, irregular forms, the increment, compass directional stems, pronominal stems, argument structure in compounds, the importance of song forms in the grammar, and more extensive arguments regarding the termination.

Keywords: Kayardild; morphology; irregular morphology; compass terms; compounds; argument structure; song language

Chapter.  6488 words. 

Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology

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