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Limitations on metonymic uses of –ion nominalizations

Adisa Imamović
E-mail: adisa.imamovic@untz.ba
Filozofski fakultet Sveučilišta u Tuzli
Sažetak: This paper examines the polysemy of English nominalizations ending in the suffix -ion explaining it by metaphorical and metonymic extensions of the central meaning. The central meaning of -ion nominal...

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From nominalizations to questions – Evidence from Tucanoan

Dmitry Idiatov
University of Antwerp

Johan van der Auwera
University of Antwerp
Sažetak: This paper examines question formation in the Tucanoan languages of South America from a comparative and diachronic point of view. We argue that these languages exhibit a historical and semantic relat...