The Linearization of Affixes: Evidence from Nuu-chah-nulth: by Rachel Wojdak

By Rachel Wojdak

The linearization of syntactic constructs stands on the leading edge of present examine at the syntax-phonology interface. This publication examines the matter of linearization from a brand new standpoint: that of the linearization of affixes. The using concept of this ebook is that affixation offers a method of enjoyable the common requirement that linguistic outputs be linearized. This speculation is proven opposed to wide unique facts from Nuu-chah-nulth (“Nootka”; Wakashan family), an endangered Amerindian language awesome for its complicated morphology. This quantity introduces typologically infrequent affixation results to present theoretical debates surrounding the department of labour among the modules of the grammar.

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