Linguistic strategies and markedness in Estonian morphology

@inproceedings{Ehala2009LinguisticSA,
  title={Linguistic strategies and markedness in Estonian morphology},
  author={Martin Ehala},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Estonian has features characteristic to both agglutinative and inflectional languages. The paper outlines in more detail the standing of different morphological subsystems on the inflective – agglutinative – analytic scale and characterises the strategies Estonian uses to express the values for some core grammatical categories. It is concluded that Estonian verbal morphology is more agglutinative than nominal and adjectival morphology. The somewhat weaker grammaticalisation of verbal… Expand
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