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Although the formation of deverbal nouns with a dental suffix is identified by Pilch as conveying i-mutation (m[??]g[??] "ambition" < magan "to be able"), the vast majority of derivational processes presenting i-mutation can be included under the general heading of zero derivation (or derivation without derivational morphemes).
(1) Concentrating on just the deverbal suffixes, the following table taken from Lieber (2016) gives a slightly abbreviated summary of their potential readings (for the full table, cf.
(32.) Morphologically the sequence *-uro- can be analyzed either as a thematic derivative made from a verbal noun in *-ur (/ uen-) or as a *-ro- derivative of a quasi-participial deverbal u-stem of the type found in Ved.
Considering, however, forms like the Finnic deverbal noun in -nA (Laanest 1982 : 212) and the fact that in North Samoyed essives origin from converbs of the copula verb (Conclusion 8, p.
The noun iskusenje shares the suffix--enje with other deverbal nouns such as odobrenje 'allowance', unistenje 'destruction', etc.
After the verb the preposition 'o' followed by a deverbal noun structure follows.
means: in Transcendental Wordplay, Michael West lists the "deverbal
Notice, in fact, that the events of "giggling" and "sniffing" encoded in (63-64) above are not directly denoted, due to their semantic emptiness, by the verbs have and take, but by the deverbal nouns functioning as heads of the direct objects a real old giggle and a long sniff, respectively (11).