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Latin Suffixal Derivatives in Englishand Their Indo-European Ancestry$
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D. Gary Miller

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199285051

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285051.001.0001

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Verbal Suffixes

Verbal Suffixes

(p.233) 6 Verbal Suffixes
Latin Suffixal Derivatives in English

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This chapter treats statives (essives) and the instrumental hypothesis of their origin; non-causative changes of state (fientives), i.e., inchoatives, deadjectival factitives (separable by language play like the similar juxtapositions); causative changes of state, scalar duratives, intensives, (re)iteratives, and frequentatives, desideratives, deverbals, deadjectivals, verbs created by extraction/secretion, diminutive-based verbs, and onomatopoeic verbs.

Keywords:   change of state, causative, desiderative, diminutive, durative, essive, extraction, factitive, fientive, frequentative

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