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ERIC Number: EJ501535
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
Inflection Classes, Gender, and the Principle of Contrast.
Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew
Language, v70 n4 p737-88 Dec 1994
Clark's 1987 Principle of Contrast seems inconsistent with the synonymy exhibited by inflectional affixes in languages with inflection classes. But if inflection class membership identifies the inflection class of the lexemes to which it attaches, then inflection affixation complies with this principle. Grammatical implications are suggested. (76 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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