Diminutive suffix

Morphology and Pragmatics of the Diminutive: Evidence from ...

This article presents a syntactic analysis and comparison of diminutive suffixes in Russian, Kolyma Yukaghir, and Itelmen, three genetically unrelated languages spoken in the Russian Federation. It investigates how the Russian diminutive syntax affects the diminutive syntax in …

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August 23rd,2019

Morphology and Pragmatics of the Diminutive: Evidence from ...

This article presents a syntactic analysis and comparison of diminutive suffixes in Russian, Kolyma Yukaghir, and Itelmen, three genetically unrelated languages spoken in the Russian Federation. It investigates how the Russian diminutive syntax affects the diminutive syntax in …

August 23rd,2019

Diminutives as Intimacy Expressions in English and Armenian

Diminutive marking in Walman also contrasts with masculine third singular, feminine third singular and third plural categories for object affixes, illustrated by the suffixes in (5) to (8). The verb in (5) ends in the suffix -l, contrasting again with the feminine singular, masculine singular, and plural object forms in …

August 23rd,2019

Diminutive as an Inflectional Category in Walman Lea Brown ...

and pragmatic issues concerning the diminutive remain unexplained in the published literature. Thus, there are a number of aspects of diminutive formation that have yet to be addressed in studies on Macedonian diminutives. At the level of diminutive morphology, this dissertation will: 1. investigate what

August 23rd,2019

What does diminutive as in a suffix mean? - Quora

derivational, the diminutive suffix -i as in xatתli ‘cat,DIM’, masaםti ‘truck,DIM’. This paper presents an initial analysis of diminutive -i in early child Hebrew. I am grateful to Ruth A. Berman and Sigal Uziel-Karl from Tel Aviv University for making availabe to me the transcripts of four of the

August 23rd,2019

Diminutive -let in English - SKASE

name, while the diminutive suffix –ie creates the diminutive form Sammie. A girl or woman called Christine would skip Chris and be more likely to be called Chrissy or Christy while a man named Christopher would be called Chris (Bonvillain 2003:82). Therefore, scholars state that an adult named Chris is more likely to be a man

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