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The Classifier in Numeral Construction


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19:01 Jun 27, 2007
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Science - Linguistics / Verbs
Portuguese term or phrase: The Classifier in Numeral Construction
THIS IS A SUB CHAPTER TITLE REGARDING NUMBER VERBS... Incorporação dos Classificadores nos Verbos 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. Incorporation of the Classifiers in the Verbs 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.
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