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Re: quickie about suffix terminology

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Thursday, September 30, 1999, 2:01
Well, you could always fall back on something reliable and simple like
"Class I" and "Class II" suffixes.  This nomenclature works nicely for
Germanic verb conjugations, as well.  For brevity, they could be shortened
to "C1" and "C2".


On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Paul Bennett wrote:

> My conlang (Wenetaic) has two classes of root-suffix, those that accept > morphological modification, and those that don't. The order within a word is > always: > > root+modifiable.suffixes+unmodifiable.suffix > There are zero or more modifiable suffixes per word, and either zero or one > unmodfiable suffix. > > I'm currently using "particle" and "suffix" respectively for these two types of > suffix, for historical reasons. This does not sit well, however. Does anybody > have a suggestion for a "professional sounding" terminology I can use? I'd > prefer something quicker and easier to type than "modifiable suffix" and > "unmodifiable suffix". > > > > Thanks > > > Paul > > > > > ************************************************************* > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential > and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity > to whom they are addressed. > If you have received this email in error please notify the > sender. This footnote also confirms that this email message > has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. > ************************************************************* >