Morphological Analysis in Comparison

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| University of Vienna
| University of Vienna
| University of Vienna
| University of Vienna
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This volume consists of selected and revised papers from the Seventh International Morphology Meeting, held in 1996 in Vienna. It presents advances in morphological theorizing, such as the foundations of sign-based morphology, the morphology-syntax interface, the boundaries between compounding and derivation, derivation and inflection, and the emergence of morphology from premorphological precursors in early first-language acquisition. The contributions deal with morphological analyses in various fields of the ever-widening domain of morphology and its relevance to the lexicon.
The comparative aspect is reflected in the above-mentioned areas, and through the variety of languages investigated: Indo-European and non-Indo-European languages of Europe, and Asian, African and American languages. This breadth allows valuable insights into current problems of morphological research in America, Western and Eastern Europe.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 201]  2000.  x, 261 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
Wolfgang U. Dressler, Oskar E. Pfeiffer, Markus A. Pöchtrager and John R. Rennison
vii
An optimality theoretic account for “Ergative Displacement” in Basque
Pablo Albizu and Luis Eguren
1
Salish evidence on the causative-inchoative alternation
Henry Davis
25
Prefixation and the head-complement parameter
Lluïsa Gràcia and Miren Azkarate
61
Catalan verbal compounds: Internal order and argument interpretation
Lluïsa Gràcia and Olga Fullana
75
Are fillers as precursors of morphemes relevant for morphological theory? A case story from the acquisition of French
Marianne Kilani-Schoch and Wolfgang U. Dressler
89
Productivity as a sign of category change: The case of Hungarian verbal Prefixes
Mária Ladányi
113
Are Affixes Signs?: The semantic relationships of English derivational Affixes
Adrienne Lehrer
143
Athabaskan redux: Against the position class as a morphological category
Joyce McDonough
155
Agentive nouns in Dogon: Neither derivation nor inflection?
Vladimir A. Plungian
179
Agreement morphology in Chukotkan
Andrew Spencer
191
Three models of the morphology-syntax interface
Edwin Williams
223
Language index
249
Subject index
251
“[...] a wealth of fresh data from a wide range of languages with interesting discussions of different theoretical approaches and solutions in a lively, but not vitriolic, argumentative style, so that it can be regarded as a welcome contribution towards the integration of theoretical and typological lines of research in the field of morphology.”
“The volume not only presents a wealth of new data and observations, but also includes much high-level theoretical debate and comparison of different approaches to morphology.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  00024553