Denominal Verbs
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Abstract

Denominal verbs are those derived from a nominal lexical base by means of derivational morphemes (usually suffixes).

Denominal verbs are derived from nominal lexical bases (adjectives or nouns, although upon rare occasions from other word-classes as well) by means of derivational morphemes (usually suffixes). Denominal verbs are generally formed by means of the addition of the suffix *-jo/e- to a nominal base of any declension. By means of this suffix the PIE stems of the present tense were derived. Later on, a complete …

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Helena Maquieira, “Denominal Verbs”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_SIM_00000443>
First published online: 2013



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