Ideas tagged with finite-state morphology

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

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