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Tue Oct 18 2011

Qs: French Word Pairs that are Not Morphological

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Message 1: French Word Pairs that are Not Morphological
Date: 15-Oct-2011
From: Phaedra Royle <phaedra.royleumontreal.ca>
Subject: French Word Pairs that are Not Morphological
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I am creating a list of French word pairs that are semantically and
orthographically/phonologically similar but that are not morphologically
related, such as the broil-boil pairs used by Stocakll and Marantz (2006).
An example I have found in French is _couve-couvre_ 'protect-cover'.

Any references to articles or discussions of this phenomenon would be
appreciated. I will post a summary. Thank you.

Stockall, L., & Marantz, A. (2006). A single route, full decomposition
model of morphological complexity: MEG evidence. The Mental Lexicon
Journal, 1(1), 85-123.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Lexicography
                            Morphology


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