The Apachean Verb, Part V: The Theme and Prefix Complex

  title={The Apachean Verb, Part V: The Theme and Prefix Complex},
  author={H. Hoijer},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={12 - 22}
  • H. Hoijer
  • Published 1949
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
When we compare verb bases with one another it soon becomes apparent that many resemble each other in certain respects. Put another way, the base turns out, in most cases, to be composed of an adverbial prefix complex and a theme. Both these segments may often appear in many different combinations. Thus, the prefix complex na-... (yipf., spf.) about, here and there is by no means confined to a single theme but may combine with numerous themes to form bases similar in respect to their adverbial… Expand
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HARRY HOIJER 1904–1976