Structure of the lexicon and its function in grammar. Properties of word-formation rules. Problems of selection, productivity, and compositionality. Systems of inflectional categories: case and tense. Phonological aspects of word structure: allomorphy, cyclic phonology, constituent structure, and boundaries. Detailed analysis of languages with complex morphology.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays in 32-D461.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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