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Unformatted text preview: J . wiki-wikiwiki ( reduplication ), fikas-fumikas ( infixation ), chokma-ikchokmo ( circumfixation ). K . simple : John and Mary were working. compound : John worked and Mary worked. complex : John thought that Mary worked. L . action ( N ) noun, productive, content word; explodes ( V ) verb, productive, content word; he ( Pro ) pronoun, unproductive, function word; greenish ( Adj ) adjective, productive, content word; and ( conjunction ) unproductive, function word; under ( P ) preposition, unproductive, function word; swiftly ( Adv .) adverb, productive, content word; the ( Det ) article, unproductive, function word. (productive = can be used to form new words.) M . derivational affixes : re- , in- ive, -ness, -ism, worker inflectional affixes : eggs walked singing . Johns faster...
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2008 for the course LINGUISTIC 201 taught by Professor Shiply during the Spring '07 term at Western Washington.
- Spring '07