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Query Subject:   Non-concatenative Word Formation
Author:   Getahun Amare
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Linguistic Theories
Morphology

Query:   In Semitic languages words, especially verbal stems are derived from
consonantal roots with vocalic insertion (vowel insertion between the
consonants. For instance, the verbal stem for 'killed' is derived from
g-dd-l by insrting the mid central vowel in the space indicated by (-)in
Argobba and Amharic. Derivations of this sort can be handled in Prosodic
Morphology. But I do not know if there are works to analyze such derivation
in Constraint Based theories like HPSG. Please inform me works on this issue.

Many thanks.
Getahun Amare
LL Issue: 18.2763
Date posted: 24-Sep-2007



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