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arising from or going to the root or source

of or being an irreducible element

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in the nature of something though not readily apparent

located beneath or below

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being or involving basic facts or principles

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The examples in (3a) are underlyingly H-toned verbs in the past tense.
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Whether you are overly generous or underlyingly mean, you have to make a judgment about what sort of thing would be appropriate regarding size and cost.
The term "underspecification" refers to "some feature value whose overt presence is required on the surface" but "is left underlyingly unspecified and must therefore be provided by a default mechanism" (Trask 1993: 291).
Her latest novel, Saint Maybe (Knopf, $22), parades her engagingly goofy, underlyingly sad Americans; her ear for the vernacular; and her eye for the significant details of U.
The syllables which were underlyingly light had to remain monomoraic also on the surface level.
Rather, the enhancing feature seems to play a role in the choice of underlyingly contrastive segments.
Trommer also shows that inflectional affixes which appear to be bisyllabic must either be decomposed into different markers or must be underlyingly monosyllabic.
It is assumed that orthographic 'r' is present underlyingly in the morphemic representation of words such as far and farm.
Though they are similar on the surface, the complementation patterns following want, advise, and know are underlyingly different.
Second, he assumes that a coda consonant in the first syllable is underlyingly non-moraic and receives a mora through phonological lengthening before a long vowel in the second syllable.
One might therefore want to analyze the long nasal vowels as underlyingly short and write a context-free default rule specifying that nasal vowels are long.
winsati) > *jyr (*[jir]) > I ir; this would account for the accentuation of lrrn, underlyingly /jyron/ (with initial I-preserved after Ir; on the regular loss of POss.