Repeating the same counting procedure as in (1), in 1,143 pairs of shared-root second order derivatives the adverb pre-empted a secondary deverbal noun
whereas in 700 pairs their sequential priority fell on the shared-root noun.
The Estonian standard of the early 20th century uses the nouns mei and meiu 'tree with young leaves, especially birch, as symbol of health and fertility', meiukuu 'May, the month of leafing out', the verb meiutama 'decorate with meiu-s' and the deverbal noun
meiutus (EOS I 486).
Denominal nouns include bodlac 'decree', brydlc 'marriage, marriage gift' and lyblac 'witchcraft', while breowlac 'brewing' qualifies as a deverbal noun
Closed-class items, mainly articles and quantifiers, can modify the deverbal noun
a) the still productive and frequent -mo, -ma, -me deverbal noun
suffix (nomen actionis and nomen instrumenti);
In the schema above the light verb and deverbal noun
elements turned out to be the elements of meaning with instantiations relevant for the encoding of the same schema in Croatian, whereas the indefinite article element proved to be a weak element in the schema due to the morphological structure of Croatian which does not have a category of articles (thus the contrast in the shading of the elements).
Denominal nouns include bodlac 'decree', brydic 'marriage, marriage gift' and lyblac 'witchcraft', while breowlac 'brewing' qualifies as a deverbal noun
However, the corresponding deverbal noun
takes the [+neuter] gender.
In other words, what this exercise indicates is that just about any deverbal noun
can be an NHPN.
Let us therefore introduce ourselves to a concatenationalmorphological perspective of: verb stem types; the deverbal noun
in OmA, and the locativecase infinitive in OmO (elsewhere known as the nominative or even lative infinitive).
Since the external argument can bear different thematic roles, such as agent and theme, the interpretation of the deverbal noun
will vary accordingly, and thus we get agent names, theme names, etc.
135-37; but (interpreting arbajaakit in line 110): aarbalden, with prosodic length or stress in the first syllable and without length in the second; if read arbaldan with deverbal verb suffix -lda- and deverbal noun
suffix -n, it is a name of an action.