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Title: Word Structure in Australian Languages
Contributor(s): Baker, B (author); Harvey, M (author)
Publication Date: 2003
DOI: 10.1080/07268600301755
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/725
Abstract: In this paper we propose a new model for the analysis of complex word forms in Australian languages. We propose that complex words should be categorized in terms of their phonological patternings. We show that complex words exhibit two distinct types of phonological patternings. One type of complex word shows the same patterns as simplex words. We call morphological relations within this type of word, root-level relations. In the other type of complex word, at least one constituent itself has the characteristics of a simplex word. We call morphological relations within this type of word, word-level relations. We demonstrate that the distinction between root-level and word-level relations has clear correlates in morphological productivity. Our model provides a straightforward account of the relationship between phonology and morphology in complex words.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Journal of Linguistics, 23(1), p. 3-33
Publisher: Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Group
Place of Publication: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
ISSN: 0726-8602
Field of Research (FOR): 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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