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Deponency and Morphological Mismatches$
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Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, Dunstan Brown, and Andrew Hippisley

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264102

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.001.0001

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Morphological Typology of Deponency*

Morphological Typology of Deponency*

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(p.xvi) (p.1) 1 Morphological Typology of Deponency*
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Deponency and Morphological Mismatches
Author(s):

Matthew Baerman

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0001

This chapter discusses the morphological typology of deponency. It shows that the theoretical interest of deponent verbs in Latin is clear, and that morphological forms are not simply a blind reflection of the categories they represent. A mismatch between form and function is discussed, and the active and passive voices in Latin deponents are studied. Other sections in this chapter examine normal realization, lexically specified sets, and the lack of a normal function.

Keywords:   morphological typology, deponency, theoretical interest, morphological forms, form, function, Latin deponents, active, passive voices, normal realization, lexically specified sets, normal function

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