By Jason D. Haugen
This monograph addresses morphology and its interfaces with phonology and syntax by way of studying comparative info from the Uto-Aztecan language relatives, and analyses regarding reduplication in addition to noun incorporation and similar derivational morphology are supplied in the framework of disbursed Morphology. Reduplication is taken care of through examining reduplicative morphemes (reduplicants) as morphological items (Vocabulary goods) inserted into syntactic slots at Morphological constitution. Noun incorporation buildings are analyzed as concerning both incorporation (head flow in syntax, a l. a. Baker 1988), or conflation, related to direct merger of a nominal root into verbal place (a l. a. Hale and Keyser 2002). it truly is argued that denominal verb structures can be taken care of as a sub-case of NI, as in Hale and Keyser (1993). eventually, the ancient improvement of the polysynthesis parameter in Nahuatl is mentioned, and a reconstruction of the most likely phases of improvement, each one of that is attested in different places within the kinfolk, is gifted.
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