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Re: Polysynthetic nouns

From:Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>
Date:Saturday, June 5, 2004, 23:01
william drewery wrote:

> --- Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote: > >>Is anybody considering Suffixaufnahme not to be a >>kind of agreement? What else >>would it be? > > At the time i made the above remaks, i was under the > illusion that certain languages allowed for > multiple-case marking of funtional syntactic > categories(and thought that was what suffixaufnahme > was), rather than just recursive agreement with the > clause. I apologize for my ignorance.
This thread prompted me to look up suffixaufnahme on Wikipedia, and I found that they didn't have an article yet. So I wrote a quickie based on what has been said here and a couple of papers I found through Google. It could stand to be fixed up and expanded by somebody who knows what they're talking about though. <>