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LINGUIST List 18.1594

Fri May 25 2007

Qs: Verbalization and Mixed Categories

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        1.    Hitoshi Horiuchi, Verbalization and Mixed Categories


Message 1: Verbalization and Mixed Categories
Date: 22-May-2007
From: Hitoshi Horiuchi <Hitoshi_Horiuchibrown.edu>
Subject: Verbalization and Mixed Categories


Though nominalization seems to be cross-linguistically associated with
mixed categories (i.e., grammatical constructions where a single word
apparently heads both a verbal and a nominal projection simultaneously,
like English gerunds), I am looking for languages (except Japanese) that
allow verbalization to be associated with mixed categories. That is, in
such languages, a single word formed from a nominal base affixed by a
verbalizer seems to head both nominal and verbal projections. If you know
such a language, please let me know it with a concrete data, if possible.
Thank you.

HH

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
                            Syntax



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