Affix Ordering in West Greenlandic Derivational Processes

@article{Fortescue1980AffixOI,
  title={Affix Ordering in West Greenlandic Derivational Processes},
  author={M. Fortescue},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={1980},
  volume={46},
  pages={259 - 278}
}
  • M. Fortescue
  • Published 1980
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
0. Derivation by affixation1 is central to the description of Eskimo grammar, and yet the relative ordering of the some 300 to 400 productive affixes that can be found within complex verb forms (i.e., minimal sentences) has long resisted formalization. The reasons are not mysterious: the sheer number of possible combinations is phenomenal. At first sight, it seems as if nearly any affix can follow almost any other. And such attempts as have been made to list coenvironments for even the most… Expand
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