Phrasal categories in word formation rules

Reinette De Villiers


This paper deals with one of the properties of the word formation rules of lexicalist morphology. These rules apply within the lexicon to form new words on the basis of already existing words. Roeper and Siegel (1978:202) recently summarized the properties of word formation rules (henceforth WFRs) as follows.

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