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Latin Suffixal Derivatives in Englishand Their Indo-European Ancestry$
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D. Gary Miller

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199285051

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285051.001.0001

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Deverbal and Deradical Adijectives

Deverbal and Deradical Adijectives

(p.181) 5 Deverbal and Deradical Adijectives
Latin Suffixal Derivatives in English

D. Gary Miller (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter treats adjectives derived from verbs and roots. These include adjectives of variable result state (originally non-causative result states derived from a non-causative change of state suffix *dh or by laryngeal metathesis), propensity, property, event connection, capability, modality, event magnifiers, and even grammatical terms. One type was reanalysed from relating to the agent to relating to the event.

Keywords:   change of state, deradical, event magnifier, grammatical term, internal causation, laryngeal metathesis, modality, non-causative, reanalysis, relating to agent

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