Ideas tagged with finite-state morphology

Problems in Erzya subject-object-conjugation ambiguity

The Mordvin languages, Erzya and Moksha, are known for their subject and subject-object marking. The cellular structure and usage in the sibling languages diverge. Here, I discribe phenomena in Erzya. The subject-object marking in Erzya involves ambiguity and non-ambiguity for 28 non-reflexive ...

By Jack Rueter

Morphophonological Approach to Lushootseed Reduplication Research

Lushootseed reduplication is fascinating. According to Bates, Hess and Hilbert (1994: xvii; Hess and Hilbert 1977; Bates 1986), there are seven different types of reduplication in Lushootseed. This assessment is associated with morphological and semantic phenomena observed in verb and nominal d...

By Jack Rueter