Tag: morphology

53 Why did early Indo-European languages seem to be morphologically complex? 2011-09-20T15:33:02.470

39 Languages that are gaining morphological distinctions 2011-09-14T17:36:21.640

29 Is there really a difference between agglutinative and non-agglutinative languages when spoken? 2011-11-25T05:51:31.247

23 What meaningful distinction is there between morphology and syntax? 2011-10-17T18:26:46.247

18 Paucal number without singular 2011-09-14T02:08:46.030

17 Which phenomena compensate for sound losses in languages? 2011-09-14T01:59:33.107

16 Are there any Sino-Tibetan languages that don't have an isolating morphology? 2011-09-13T20:56:33.800

16 Are there any languages that mark nouns as mass? 2011-09-25T22:29:26.040

16 How much is known about verb regularization rates? 2011-10-02T15:33:11.997

15 Why do different languages have different amounts of unique words for numbers between 10 and 20? 2013-05-31T10:09:18.330

14 What are the criteria that distinguish clitics/particles from affixes? 2011-09-27T13:34:59.143

13 Italian past participle ending -uto 2012-05-10T04:04:16.877

12 Does any language use bound morphology to express the concept "less"? 2012-02-06T19:33:26.280

11 Are there any languages where the genitive case changes according to its object? 2012-06-25T13:15:01.027

10 Are any of the isolating languages of East Asia showing signs of gaining inflections? 2011-09-22T00:51:55.507

10 Does Chinese have proper nouns and are they distinguished morphosyntactically or only lexically and or semantically? 2012-03-03T16:54:03.940

10 Is there anything analogous to grammatical gender for verbs? 2012-05-13T06:44:42.727

10 Declinable conjunctions 2012-06-29T21:32:19.987

10 Why is English so much more simplified than other, similar languages? 2012-08-07T14:10:33.197

10 Are the morphologies of languages based on regular grammars? 2013-02-01T05:30:20.483

10 Are there signed languages that have a case system? 2013-09-01T03:24:02.777

10 What is known or believed about the origin of Semitic-type root-and-template morphology? 2014-05-19T00:17:50.337

9 Do languages borrow morphemes? 2011-09-18T04:32:07.730

9 Hierarchy of morphology, auxiliaries, and suppletion of verbal accidents? 2011-09-21T18:15:07.983

9 What is the evidence of the typological cycle theory? 2011-09-23T17:13:42.537

9 What are the different ways in which languages express the notion of passivity? 2011-11-03T05:20:30.080

9 Grammaticalization of third person singular -s in English 2012-01-23T05:39:22.383

9 Can anyone point me toward articles/theory that syntax and morphology operate on the same principles? 2012-12-30T00:51:07.413

9 Why do stem-changing verbs have a vowel change in Spanish? 2013-04-18T13:27:30.643

9 Morphology of proper names 2013-05-15T16:12:57.327

9 Are different "aspects" of a Polish verb the same lexeme or different lexemes? 2014-11-27T18:01:17.860

8 Is there a term for the theory that languages move from one morphological typology to the next in a fixed cycle? 2011-09-20T16:52:31.153

8 What defines a unique writing style? 2012-02-09T05:22:21.770

8 (Proto-)Uralic case and number morphology 2012-05-07T19:19:58.213

8 Are there languages with more than three degrees of comparison? 2012-06-12T16:46:02.887

8 Is there a term for when words that sound like antonyms are actually synonyms? 2012-07-20T07:00:12.287

8 How do languages with imperfect aspect typically convey distinctions between habitual, iterative, and progressive aspects? 2013-03-01T03:11:08.957

8 What non-Semitic languages have templatic non-concatenative morphology? 2013-10-07T04:05:36.467

8 Agglutinative vs. Analytic. What's the difference? 2013-11-11T19:34:15.590

8 Discontinuous morphemes in Indo-European languages 2013-11-19T19:18:27.290

8 Languages with subordinate imperatives? 2013-12-17T21:41:41.773

8 Why do neuter nominative and accusative always agree in IE languages? 2014-09-29T15:54:26.453

8 Is there any language where verb inflection takes place word-initially? 2017-04-14T17:15:07.197

8 Are there languages in which adverbs inflect? 2018-01-02T02:39:28.240

7 Are there purely isolating/analytic languages with grammatical gender? 2011-09-23T21:48:17.933

7 Simultaneity in natural languages? 2011-09-26T23:35:44.013

7 Which languages have zero markers of comparative degree that coexist with non-zero comparative markers? 2011-10-23T05:01:49.160

7 Is there a difference between plurality in semantics and in morphology? 2012-01-17T23:56:38.077

7 Are there languages with PCC effects and a more developed person system? 2012-03-28T07:07:57.907

7 So many Romanian words seem to end in "u" 2012-04-17T17:18:26.013

7 Is redundancy in language really impossible? (Case of the Spanish imperfect subjunctive) 2012-10-04T20:00:36.823

7 Meaning of sufformative versus suffix 2012-11-23T02:12:13.617

7 Are there any natural languages that mark the distinction between cataphoric and anaphoric pronouns? 2013-08-29T04:03:05.957

7 Why does the English complementizer "that" look like the relative pronoun "that"? 2013-11-17T03:18:10.740

7 Is there any difference between imperfect and imperfective aspect? 2014-01-26T05:50:44.837

7 Across agglutinative languages are there tendencies for morphemes to occur in certain orders? 2014-04-26T05:23:18.573

7 L1 acquisition of morphology in heavily inflected languages 2014-11-17T05:22:07.923

7 Examples of Umlaut in a living language 2017-09-08T16:52:51.397

7 How to determine the direction of conversion? 2018-02-21T22:18:58.290

6 Are there any recent articles on the current state of Case theory? 2011-11-04T02:16:12.623

6 Agglutination in Proto-Indo-European 2012-01-23T21:07:48.310

6 How common is it for languages to use second person pronouns as indefinite pronouns in certain contexts? 2012-03-01T06:20:12.277

6 Is the second “ρ” in “διάρροια” from “διά” + “ῥέω” due to an assimilation? 2013-05-10T21:29:31.480

6 What is the functional or semantic distinction between proximate and obviative person deixis? 2013-08-02T07:15:18.913

6 Is the reality of zero morphs controversial among linguists? 2013-08-05T05:28:57.920

6 Are "go" and "went" part of the same lexeme? 2013-09-21T18:06:22.737

6 Is the case described below hypothetical or does it occur in natural languages? 2014-01-27T08:10:09.630

6 Is feminine ending in -a a native feature of Semitic languages? 2014-04-20T09:13:57.457

6 Origin of Present Perfect in Romance Languages 2017-04-02T17:57:28.053

5 How did Miskito ligatures develop? 2011-09-21T05:40:00.377

5 Iterated reduplication? 2011-12-17T05:31:38.383

5 Which cues can I listen for to distinguish spoken Georgian and Armenian? 2011-12-17T10:47:20.150

5 Is there a grammatical construction found in one Germanic language that isn't found in other Germanic languages? 2012-03-17T03:27:16.147

5 Citations for morpheme/word counts? 2012-05-15T09:06:07.857

5 Proper names: does grammatical gender imply natural gender? 2012-05-15T12:51:26.210

5 Are deceased living things, or parts of living things, marked as animate in languages that mark animacy? 2012-06-14T03:26:38.443

5 What is the origin of the Latin suffix -alis/-alia? 2012-10-02T20:38:03.877

5 Derivational vs. Inflectional Morphemes 2012-10-05T23:30:04.027

5 Specifically in terms of nepomorpha, nepidae and further taxonomic classifications 2012-12-18T18:56:47.997

5 Do any natural languages vary the form of the 2nd person markers according to whether the intended audience is present or absent? 2013-07-15T01:09:15.243

5 Do applicative verbs ever govern the cases of their objects? 2013-07-16T04:57:12.940

5 What morphosyntactic features are associated with VSO? 2014-02-04T05:30:54.543

5 Can present tense be more marked? 2015-02-09T23:34:24.823

5 Is it common to analyze grammatically motivated vowel alternation as an occurence of discontinuous morphemes? 2015-03-07T21:59:21.570

5 TAM categories: Can they be predicted from their numbers (a language's TAM inventory size)? 2015-08-12T00:38:09.507

5 Is there a negative correlation between the number of speakers of a language and its morphological richness? 2016-10-09T20:13:11.100

5 What is the difference between agglutination and omitting space? 2017-02-04T09:23:32.463

4 Is there any language that observe root changes in response to the addition of affixes? 2011-10-02T17:32:45.357

4 How do clusive terms arise? 2011-10-06T19:13:24.617

4 Comparative markers coming from low degree markers ("attenuatives")? (List such languages.) 2011-10-23T04:51:49.180

4 Is Conversion syntactic or morphological? 2012-03-20T20:23:44.590

4 Are there any languages in which alternation between nasal and corresponding non-nasal vowels is used soley for grammatical purposes? 2012-04-03T03:31:19.597

4 Where is Welsh on the analytic/synthetic spectrum? 2012-04-05T04:36:19.857

4 For natural languages, are there writing systems that consist entirely of signs for phonemes on one hand and grammatical morphemes on the other? 2012-04-28T03:47:15.333

4 How many morphological cases does Portuguese have? 2012-05-05T17:14:10.057

4 What are the contrasts between classifiers in isolating languages and genders in highly inflected ones? 2012-05-13T06:35:27.760

4 What is the maximum number of forms a (modern) Japanese verb can take? 2012-07-30T09:21:25.977

4 Could the *-trom ending in PIE be a zero-grade from agent suffix *-ter-/-tor-? 2012-09-04T23:57:23.097

4 Is there a catalog of phonological and morphological information about languages? 2013-02-01T05:39:33.757