Re: Heichi: Compound words
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 28, 2001, 0:24|
Tommaso R. Donnarumma wrote:
>Compounding is a widespread, productive phenomenon in Heichi,
>although different kinds of compounds are preferred in
>different registers of the language.
>As a general rule, compounds have the form modifier-head and
>are limited to two elements, sometimes linked by a particle of
>some sort. The syntactic and morphologic class of the
>resulting word is always controlled by the head.
>(snip) No specific comments; just to applaud this, and your previous posts
on Heichi, --very nice material, very well thought-out.