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formation of a word by means of a suffix

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Suffixation is a widely used word formation in Old Turkic as well as in modern Turkic languages as agglutinative languages.
It is also marked for selective focus by suffixation of the enclitic element -mm.
Thus, nouns derived from verbs by -ion suffixation exhibit regular polysemy between event and result readings (the construction took three years/the construction is shoddy and unsafe; cf.
En fait, la langue francaise offre trois voies en ce qui concerne les designations professionnelles : le genre unique, la feminisation minimaliste par l'epicenie et la feminisation maximaliste par la suffixation.
In Old English, both the ablaut formation and suffixation existed with the same meaning" (Bybee, et al.
The analysis of Old English adjective formation: prefixation and suffixation
Anomalies in the suffixation of certain lexical items are not independent of the semantic-functional content of those lexical items.
The same example shows a slightly less widespread development, namely, the suffixation of the object marker + pronoun object marker iyya to the verb.
Two left-right asymmetries are examined from a wide range of languages, one morphological (the predominance of suffixation over prefixation), one phonological (the preference for anticipatory over perseverative phonology).
I-umlaut is fully productive in that it is not restricted to lexical units, but also occurs under suffixation if the necessary conditions for umlauting are fulfilled.
Closing suffixes are defined as base suffixes that prevent further suffixation by word-forming suffixes (Aronoff & Furhop 2002: 455).
The precondition of the causative suffixation is seen as the narrow approach on causatives in the reference grammar of Finnish, "Iso suomen kielioppi" (Hakulinen, Vilkuna, Korhonen, Koivisto, Heinonen, Alho 2004 : [section]463); in a broader approach, causatives are any verbs that express a causative situation.
Aronoff 1994) which exists on a par with other stem-forming constructions, such as ablaut or truncation or theme vowel suffixation, forming stem types which other morphological constructions call for.