Download Heterogeneity in word-formation patterns : a corpus-based by Susanne Muehleisen PDF

Posted by

By Susanne Muehleisen

Show description

Read or Download Heterogeneity in word-formation patterns : a corpus-based analysis of suffixation with -ee and its productivity in English PDF

Best analysis books

Dynamics of generalizations of the AGM continued fraction of Ramanujan: divergence

We research a number of generalizaions of the AGM endured fraction of Ramanujan encouraged by means of a chain of contemporary articles within which the validity of the AGM relation and the area of convergence of the continuing fraction have been decided for convinced complicated parameters [2, three, 4]. A learn of the AGM persisted fraction is resembling an research of the convergence of yes distinction equations and the soundness of dynamical platforms.

Generalized Functions, Vol 4, Applications of Harmonic Analysis

Generalized capabilities, quantity four: functions of Harmonic research is dedicated to 2 normal topics-developments within the conception of linear topological areas and development of harmonic research in n-dimensional Euclidean and infinite-dimensional areas. This quantity in particular discusses the bilinear functionals on countably normed areas, Hilbert-Schmidt operators, and spectral research of operators in rigged Hilbert areas.

Additional resources for Heterogeneity in word-formation patterns : a corpus-based analysis of suffixation with -ee and its productivity in English

Sample text

Morphology, therefore, cannot ignore uncertainties with regard to complex words in the lexicon for the sake of the more “model word-formation” but must try and incorporate more deviant productions. There are quite a few rather heterogeneous word-formation patterns in English, among them the highly productive suffix -er, where the exact syntactic and semantic properties are difficult to describe and predict. This chapter will place the heterogeneity and possible ambiguity in suffixation with -ee at its centre.

Chapter 3) but also in a synchronic view. While de-verbal nominalization is the most prominent pattern, derivation from other word classes (noun-noun, potentially adjective-noun) is also possible. The likely influence of a co-occurring -er noun on the production of a new -ee noun (even if it is chiefly verb-derived) also has to be taken into consideration. 1 Verb derivation with -ee: Syntactic properties The syntactic properties of verb derivation with -ee have been dealt with in a number of studies.

Is addressed’ (OED). Equally, the meaning of presentee (listed in Barker 1998: 705 as indirect object type) originally referred to the direct object (‘a person presented,’ OED), and still does in institutional (legal, clerical) contexts, as can be seen in this quote from Chapter 2. uk/ content/interregnum, italics added). But presentee might also be used to mean ‘person to whom something is given’ (The American Heritage Dictionary). html, italics added). For some words, the fact that the meaning has changed over the centuries makes a synchronic percentage count of the various types highly questionable.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 15 votes