Diminutive Nouns in Miami-Illinois

@article{Costa2016DiminutiveNI,
  title={Diminutive Nouns in Miami-Illinois},
  author={David J. Costa},
  journal={Anthropological Linguistics},
  year={2016},
  volume={58},
  pages={381 - 410}
}
  • David J. Costa
  • Published 8 November 2017
  • Linguistics
  • Anthropological Linguistics
Almost all Algonquian languages use diminutive suffixes on nouns and, in some languages, on verbs as well. The formation of diminutive nouns in Miami-Illinois is very complex, and much more irregular than that seen in the most closely related Algonquian languages. I discuss here patterns of diminutive noun formation in Miami-Illinois; besides comparing them to those found in its sister languages when relevant, I demonstrate which forms are unpredictable, and discuss philological problems of… 
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