For the most part Maier correctly distinguishes the genuine examples of possessive denominal want- from other homonymous formations: 1) verbal past participles
(especially but not exclusively to stems in -un-); 2) -ant- extensions to adjectives in -u- or -wa-; 3) "ergatives" to neuter stems in -u-or -au-.
2002) add that "non-finite verb forms also include a TV followed by a specific marker for either the infinitive (-r-), the gerund (-nd-) or the past participle
(-d-), which is followed by the so-called desinence in gerunds and past participles
, and a plural suffix (preceded by a desinence sometimes analyzed as an epenthetic vowel) in plural forms of nominalized infinitives" (p.
While I didn't appreciate the dinner-time lessons on possessive pronouns and past participles
(please don't ask me to define them), I am now thankful that I can (usually) string a sentence together.
7]), onomasiologically adjacent with past participles
, end in either of the two allomorphic variants -able or/and -ible.
The Italian renderings are past participles
usually followed by a PP, as in (2)-(4).
Finally, past participles
and present participles look like verbs but are often used in other ways.
According to Pyles and Algeo (1982: 125), weak verbs "formed their preterites and past participles
in the characteristically Germanic way, by the addition of a suffix containing d or immediately after consonants, t\ Many weak verbs were originally causative verbs derived from other categories, such as nouns or adjectives, by means of the "addition of a suffix with an i-sound that mutated the stem vowel of the word" (Pyles and Algeo 1982: 125).
Markers of the indicative mood -l- and -s- were originally tense markers, while the morphemes -t- and -m- were originally markers of present and past participles
I'm not expecting all potential suitors to have a faultless, wide-ranging knowledge of past participles
and reflexive pronouns or anything.
This feature of Eberhardt's writing is self-evident in the original French--through the use of masculine forms of adjectives, past participles
and so on,--but is obviously lost in English without an explanatory note.
Participial passivization is necessary for these terms to become fully embedded into the Italian language thus lending to the creation of adjectives since these are most commonly formed from past participles
through the passive voice of the verb.
Divided into sections discussing language use, learning, and documentation, topics addressed include the use of the past tense as past participles
in the English corpora, syntactic aspects of writings of Swedish students learning English, and the expanding horizons of corpus analysis.