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dc.contributor.authorPanagiotidis, Phoevosen
dc.creatorPanagiotidis, Phoevosen
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-05T07:05:53Z
dc.date.available2019-08-05T07:05:53Z
dc.date.issued2005
dc.identifier.urihttp://gnosis.library.ucy.ac.cy/handle/7/52238
dc.description.abstractThis paper argues against analyzing grammatical category as a morphological epiphenomenon irrelevant for syntax. Using evidence from English and Greek it refutes the account in Barner and Bale [Lingua 112 (2002), 771], whereby coinages are derivations of the free syntactic insertion of roots in nominal and verbal environments, and presents evidence suggesting they are products of meta-linguistic processes. Rehearsing the discussion in Chomsky’s Remarks on Nominalization[Readings in English Transformational Grammar (1970) 184], the paper goes on to show that seeking to syntactically derive nouns and verbs from roots stumbles upon the idiosyncratic differences many noun–verb pairs display between them. Towards this, it foregrounds the role of non-zero derivational morphology in Greek and Hungarian.en
dc.sourceLinguaen
dc.subjectGrammatical categoryDistributed MorphologyDerivational morphologyCoinageRootLexiconIdiosyncrasyNounVerben
dc.titleAgainst category-less roots in syntax and word learning: objections to Barner and Bale (2002)en
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.lingua.2003.12.001
dc.description.volume115
dc.description.startingpage1181
dc.description.endingpage1194
dc.author.facultyΣχολή Ανθρωπιστικών Επιστημών / Faculty of Humanities
dc.author.departmentΤμήμα Αγγλικών Σπουδών / Department of English Studies
dc.type.uhtypeArticleen
dc.contributor.orcidPanagiotidis, Phoevos [0000-0002-2318-6472]


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