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formation of a word by means of a suffix

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She describes the alignment patterns of Kashmiri, focusing on pronominal suffixes and how they are distributed, traces the semantic factors that modify Kashmiri's grammatical system, investigates whether pronominal suffixation in Kashmiri is related to verb second-word order (one of the features that distinguish it from other Indo-Aryan languages), and traces pronominal suffixation in other languages in the area.
Since, however, the individual word-formation processes are characterized by unequal numbers of basic comparables (27 in compounding, 17 in both suffixation and prefixation, 12 in conversion, 6 in reduplication, etc.
When the qualitative study of root words and their stems along with the effect of suffixation in English language by L2 English learners specified the issues involved, it led us to seek the effects of the L1 (Pashto Language) primary stress placement on Pashto speakers.
Suffixation is a widely used word formation in Old Turkic as well as in modern Turkic languages as agglutinative languages.
The informants were also asked to evaluate their L1 and L2 knowledge of suffixation.
The aim of this article is to identify the types of recategorization that arise in the recursive formation of Old English nouns and adjectives by means of prefixation and suffixation.
These were formed by suffixation of original *-sa- (surfacing as -sa- or -za-) to reduplicated stems, equivalent to the presumably related Vedic desiderative adjectives in -su-, and clearly related to the inherited desiderative verbal formation involving reduplication and suffixation of *-sa-.
This behaviour has also been described in the literature, specifically as the result of diachronic leveling of Old English '-lic' adjectives and their corresponding adverbs derived by suffixation of '-e' (for a review, cf.
Responses were pooled according to the following rules: (a) select a single form of nouns and adjectives varying in number [botao and botoes were treated as botao (button)], gender [elastica and elastico were treated as elastica (elastic)] or diminutive-augmentative suffixation [sopinha and sopao were treated as sopa (soup)]; (b) select the infinitive form of verbs varying in subject agreement [pulo and pula were treated as pular (to jump)] and tense [escuto and escutou were treated as eseutar (to listen)].
By morphological process, lost adjectives can be broken down as follows in Table 2, which compares the figure of lost adjectives to the total of adjectives formed by means of each process of word-formation that applies in Old English, namely prefixation, suffixation, compounding and zero derivation.
8) Since Blackfoot verbs do not agree with non-specific arguments via suffixation, even if the thing being said were overtly expressed in the clause, the verb would still be intransitive.
Each of the four cases illustrated above follows a strikingly similar pattern of lexicalization, taking full advantage of Italian's highly productive derivational morphologyo The lexicalist hypothesis puts forth the assumption that word formation (and therefore derivational) rules are integrated in the lexicon, capturing most closely the process of suffixation (Booij 1977; Scalise 1980).