morphology 3 - Morphology: DERIVATION Use tree diagrams to...

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Unformatted text preview: Morphology: DERIVATION Use tree diagrams to determine the internal structure of the following words, and state the reasons for your analyses. activation unkind unhappiness unhealthy Morphology: DERIVATION English a) Long Islander *Denverer b) Vermonter *Philadelphiaer c) New Yorker *San Franciscoer d) Newfoundlander *Torontoer e) Londoner *Miamier What does er mean in these words? Does it mean the same as in skater, seater, or longer ? What are the constraints in the distribution of er in these data? Does this same constraint apply to the er in skater and the er in longer ? Morphology: DERIVATION English a) Long Islander *Denverer b) Vermonter *Philadelphiaer c) New Yorker *San Franciscoer d) Newfoundlander *Torontoer e) Londoner *Miamier What does er mean in these words? Does it mean the same as in skater, seater, or longer ? This er means something like resident of. The er in skater and seater means something like that does the action denoted by the verb. The er in longer is the comparative form for adjectives. What are the constraints in the distribution of er in these data? Does this same constraint apply to the er in skater and the er in longer ? Morphology: DERIVATION English a) Long Island-er *Denver-er b) Vermont-er *Philadelphia-er c) New York-er *San Francisco-er d) Newfoundland-er *Toronto-er e) London-er *Miami-er What does er mean in these words? Does it mean the same as in skater, seater, or longer ? This er means something like resident of. The er in skater and seater means something like that does the action denoted by the verb. The er in longer is the comparative form for adjectives. What are the constraints in the distribution of er in these data? Does this same constraint apply to the er in skater and the er in longer ? Morphology: DERIVATION English a) Long Islan d-er *Denve r-er b) Vermon t-er *Philadelphi a-er c) New Yor k-er *San Francisc o-er d) Newfoundlan d-er *Toront o-er e) Londo n-er *Miam i-er What does er mean in these words? Does it mean the same as in skater, seater, or longer ? This er means something like resident of. The er in skater and seater means something like that does the action denoted by the verb. The er in longer is the comparative form for adjectives. What are the constraints in the distribution of er in these data? Does this same constraint apply to the er in skater and the er in longer ? Morphology: DERIVATION English a) Long Islan d-er *Denve r-er b) Vermon t-er *Philadelphi a-er c) New Yor k-er *San Francisc o-er d) Newfoundlan d-er *Toront o-er e) Londo n-er *Miam i-er What does er mean in these words? Does it mean the same as in skater, seater, or longer ?...
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