He say entire country most big bldg house is this

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Unformatted text preview: Languages Japanese, Hindi English: He adores listening to music! Japanese: kare ha ongaku wo kiku no ga daisuki desu! he music to listening •  VSO languages •  Irish, Classical Arabic, Tagalog adores Dan Jurafsky Morphology •  Morpheme: “Minimal meaningful unit of language” Word = Morpheme + Morpheme + Morpheme +…! •  Stems: (base form, root) hope+ing  hoping hop  hopping •  Affixes •  Prefixes: An1disestablishmentarianism •  Suffixes: An1disestablishmentarianism •  Infixes: hingi (borrow) – humingi (borrower) in Tagalog •  Circumfixes: sagen (say) – gesagt (said) in German Dan Jurafsky Morphemes per Word Joseph Greenberg. 1954. A Quan1ta1ve Approach to the Morphological Typology of Language. IJAL 26:3. isola1ng 1 1.06 Vietnamese 2 1.68 English 3 2.17 2.55 Yakut Swahili (Turkic) synthe1c 4 3.72 West Greenlandic (Eskimo ­ Inuit) Dan Jurafsky Few morphemes per word: Cantonese “He said this was the biggest building in the whole country” Each word in this sentence has one morpheme (and one syllable): keui wa chyuhn gwok jeui daaih gaan nguk haih li gaan! he say entire country most big bldg house is this bldg! Dan Jurafsky Many Morphemes per word: Turkish uygarlaştıramadıklarımızdanmışsınızcasına uygar+laş+tır+ama+dık+lar+ımız+dan+mış+sınız+casına Behaving...
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