By Amanda Pounder

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Processing of semantic information). The various models differ as to the ordering of these major stages, and the subprocesses they contain. 24 Psycholinguistic research in morphology As will be clear from the preceding section, it is or was a matter of debate whether an initial parse precedes or follows access of a lexical entry if it takes place at all. According to type-3 hypotheses, an initial parse identifies potential affixes in order to isolate the stem/root; this root is then looked up in the lexicon.

We shall consider these in turn, although briefly, as proper discussion would depend on notions to be developed later in this chapter. Morphological objects are words and subword units (morphs, morphemes); morphology is concerned with the structure of words inasfar as they consist of the subword units mentioned, but does not concern itself with the structure of those subword units, which is the domain of phonology. e. words, as being outside of its domain. However, if it could be shown that the structure of words was subject to exactly the same principles as those underlying sentences and only those, then it would clearly not be necessary that two components or the corresponding subdisciplines be recognized (in spite of the claim by Di Sciullo and Williams 1987:46 that the mere distinction of target object should suffice here).

The basis of its organization is formal, in the sense that a formal analysis seems to be made even if a given form is semantically autonomous; this means that formal dependencies are more important than semantic ones, and closeness of relation is based on formal grounds (cf. g. Bradley 1980: 50,52). e. combinatorial specifications for affixation, possible for that root. As it may very well be that several operations can be applied to form a complex stem, there is room for quite intricate branching here.

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