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. in Assamese. Bipasha Patgiri. Assistant Professor, (Program for Linguistics). EFL Department, TU. Morphophonemics. Morphophonemics or . morphophonology. is the study of phonemic differences between allomorphs of the same morpheme; a description of variations in a particular language.. ID: 370422 Download Presentation

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Morphophonology in Assamese

Bipasha Patgiri

Assistant Professor, (Program for Linguistics)

EFL Department, TU

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Morphophonemics

Morphophonemics or

morphophonology

is the study of phonemic differences between allomorphs of the same morpheme; a description of variations in a particular language.

In English, the vowel changes in

‘sleep’ - ‘slept’

‘bind’ - ‘bound’

‘vain’ - ‘vanity’

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And the final consonant changes in: ‘knife’- ‘knives’ ‘loaf’ - ‘loaves’Points:Allomorphs are not generally arbitrary, But, they are not even completely irregular.In languages, there exist exceptions so in morphophological patterns.

Morphophonemics

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Assamese negative prefixation

In Assamese, the morpheme /

nai

/ is

cliticised

as /-

/ to the

base.

/

kɔra

/ = /

nɔkɔra

/ ‘Neg.do.2P.Pres

Perf

/

likʰa

/

= /

nilikʰa

/ ‘Neg.write.2P.Pres

Perf

/

dɛkʰɛ

/ = /

nɛdɛkʰɛ

/ ‘Neg.see.2P.Pres

Perf

/

sala

/ = /

nasala

/ ‘Neg.see.2P.Pres

Perf

/

hɔba

/ = /

nɔhɔba

/ ‘Neg.be.2P.Pres

Perf

/

pʰura

/ = /

nupʰura

/ ‘Neg.loiter.2P.Pres

Perf

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State the distribution:

Assamese negative

prefixation

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What is the underlying form of the negative prefix or clitic in Assamese?The process is called vowel copying as the first vowel of the root verb is copied exactly to the prefix.

Assamese negative

prefixation

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Assamese derivational suffix /-ia/

/

pani

/ ‘water’ + /-

ia

/ = /

pɔnia

/ ‘mixed with water, dilute’

/

lon

/ ‘salt’ + /-

ia

/ = /

lunia

/ ‘salty’

/

dʱol

/ ‘drum’ + /-

ia

/ = /

dʱulia

/ ‘one who plays on a

dhol

/

sɔka

/ ‘wheel’ + /-

ia

/ =/

sokia

/ ‘wheeler’

What is happening here?

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State the name of the process: Vowel harmony of height feature.

Assamese derivational suffix /-

ia

/

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/sap/ + /-ɔnia/ = /sɔpɔnia/ ‘dependent’/bʱag/ + /-ɔnia/= /bʱɔgɔnia/ ‘emigrant’/bila/ + /-ɔnia/= /bilɔnia/ ‘distributor’What is happening?Which vowel is changed?

Assamese derivational suffix /-

ɔnia

/

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Some example from Assamese

Changes in the front vowels:

/

t

/ ‘belly’

but,

/

petula

/ ‘pot bellied’

/

x

ɛ

ta

/ ‘dull’

but,

/

xeteli

/ ‘wet bed’

/

bʱekola

/ ‘a kind of big frog’

but,

/

b

ʱ

ekuli

/ ‘frogs’

/

m

ɛ

l

/

‘to open’

but,

/

meli

/ ‘having opened’

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What is happening?

Which vowel is changed?

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