Ronald Ross (email@example.com)
Mon, 27 Jan 1997 21:16:26 -0600
Carl W. Conrad wrote:
> Paul: Morphology is the whole system of inflected "forms" of a language:
> conjugations of verbs, declensions of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives,
> etc.--all those paradigms like LUW/LUEIS/LUEI or AGROS/AGROU/AGRWi/AGRON
One minor correction.
Carl has described only *inflectional* morphology. There is also
derivational morphology, which combines non inflectional morphemes with
roots or more than one root into compound form.
Department of Linguistics
University of Costa Rica
UBS Translation Consultant