LSLT 29: Evaluatives in Grammar


LSLT 29: Evaluatives in Grammar

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Evaluatives in Grammar
 
Inti Aedo Orozco
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
 
Evaluative morphemes (EVs) consist of the elements: diminutives, augmentatives, pejoratives and amelioratives. Although these elements are known to be derivations that express the values: small, big, bad, good; there are many EVs features neglected by common definitions. EVs can sometimes fulfil two different functions at the same time and even become part of the grammar of a language. How and what material EVs evolve from, decides how they are later embedded in a grammar. Three of those processes are illustrated in the development of EVs in three unrelated languages through, which Evaluative morphology could be subdivided in at least three different types.
 
ISBN 9783862887033. LINCOM Studies in Language Typology 29. 92pp. 2016.

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