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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.