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Incorporation


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Incorporation is a phenomenon in which two roots that would normally head distinct phrases are combined into a single morphological word. Ex. (1), from Mohawk, is a prototypical example:(1)Wa'-ke-nakt-a-hninu-'  (thikv).fact-1sS-bed-∅-buy-punc that‘I bought the/a/that bed/beds.’

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Subjects: Linguistics.


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