Question about verbs with incorporated nouns
|From:||Danny Wier <dawiertx@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 2, 2004, 0:06|
I came up with this verb, possibly to be used in Tech, or at least an
experiment with Arabic:
H@mbj@n "he praised (or showed affection/love to) his son"
H@m:bj@n "he praised his son greatly"
iH@mbj@n "he is praising his son"
iH@mbj@nt "he is praising his daughter"
(/H/ = pharyngeal /h/)
Obviously, this is a mix of a verb root, *Hm- "to love, praise, delight in,
be grateful for", related to *Hmd- "to praise, extol", and a noun, *bn-
"son" (with -t- marker for "daughter"), both from Semitic. The verb is
conjugated as any ol' Semitic verb.
Is this an example of incorporation, and what is a more accurate natlang
example (obviously Native American languages come to mind)?