This chapter surveys some of the principal aspects of Romance derivational morphology. It covers the distribution, morphophonology, semantics, transparency and productivity of the major prefixes, infixes, and derivational suffixes; word formation processes, loanword adaptions; learned forms; particular derivational processes; origin of derivational processes; parysnthesis; the ‘third stem’; non-canonical word-formation; conversion; reduplication; back-formation; clipping; truncation; exaptation; inchoative suffix; fuzzy categories; origins of derivational processes; adverbs; left-headedness; evaluative suffixes; denominal forms; deverbal forms; word games; verlan.
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