KudoZ home » Portuguese to English » Linguistics

The Classifier in Numeral Construction

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
19:01 Jun 27, 2007
This question was closed without grading. Reason: Errant question

Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Linguistics / Verbs
Portuguese term or phrase: The Classifier in Numeral Construction
THIS IS A SUB CHAPTER TITLE REGARDING NUMBER VERBS...

4.6.2.1. Incorporação dos Classificadores nos Verbos
4.6.2.1.1 Classificador em Construção Numeral

Em construções com verbos-numerais nos quais o antecedente sujeito é um nome que recebe sufixo derivacional de ‘forma’ ou ‘consistência’ (cf. 4.5.2) é opcional a coocorrência do mesmo morfema no verbo. Nesse tipo de construção, o classificador concorda com o nome pré-verbal, ao mesmo tempo em que apresenta o fenômeno de incorporação do morfema de derivação nominal.


4.6.2.1. Incorporation of the Classifiers in the Verbs
4.6.2.1.1 The Classifier in Numeral Construction

In constructions with number verbs in which the subject antecedent is a noun that receives a derivational ‘form’ or ‘consistency’ suffix, the coocuurence of the same morpheme in the verb is optional (cf. 4.5.2). In this type of construction, the classifier agrees with the pre-verbal noun, while simultaneously showing a case of incorporation of the nominal derivational morpheme.
zabrowa
Local time: 09:59
Advertisement



Discussion entries: 1





  

Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search