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a noun that is derived from a verb

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The remaining action noun suffixes, unlike the native etymology suffix -ing, are of borrowed etymology.
2]') could be lexicalizations from action nouns or 'non-epidigmatic' coinages that do not correlate with the same-word action noun reading.
Action nouns are of two kinds: those that are not lexicalized into factitive nouns (tagged d1) and action nouns ([d.
The first one concerns the dramatic splitting in productivity among the three action noun suffixes -mento, -(z)ione, and -(t)ura.
Besides allomorphy proper, to be dealt with below, there are two further problematic issues deserving discussion, which will be illustrated referring to the action noun suffixes.
plumage 'plumage,' from plume 'feather') and as an action noun suffix (cf.
The passage from 'tax on a given activity' to 'the activity itself' to 'verbal action signifying such an activity' (and eventually to 'verbal action per se') is a logical semantic transition and one which probably resulted in a number of tax designations' coming to function concurrently as action nouns (especially in cases of deverbal derivation).
For example, one in two of the passive modal adjectives gets combined with the same root action noun, whereas only every tenth of the passive modal adjective co-occurs with a factitive noun.
For example, the speed of the first chronological link in the one-root sequence of a verb combined with an action noun and a past participle as well as that of the first chronological link in the sequence of a verb combined with a past participle and an action noun is lower than the speed of the second chronological link in either case (cf.
The wellformedness of example (1c) proves that this impossibility is not due to some restriction concerning the adjectival suffix involved, since the relevant relational adjective in fact exists and is used in other combinations which do not involve an action noun, such as 'silver spoon'.
The second observation is that the combination action noun + relational adjective is among the most productive uses of relational adjectives in Romance languages (cf.
The group of suffixes -ele(e)/-l(a)/-ol/-ul are attached to action nouns, as in scendle 'reproach', dreal 'reproof and hwyrfel 'circuit, whirpool'; agent nouns, as is the case with azftergengel 'successor', bydel 'herald' and baecslitol 'backbiter'; object/result nouns (scytel 'dart, missile', fyndel 'invention' and bitol 'bridle'); instrumental nouns like sceacel 'shackle', tredel 'sole of the foot' and spinel 'spindle'; and locative nouns such as smygel 'burrow, retreat', stigel 'stile' and sell 'seat'.
Action nouns include binding 'binding' and huntung 'hunting'.
While concretization of action nouns often leads to result nouns, it is also common enough for such nouns to refer to the patient (person or thing) upon which the action is performed, not the product of the action.