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Reduplicative words in English

Nils Thun

Reduplicative words in English

a study of formations of the types, tick-tick, hurly-burly and shilly-shally

by Nils Thun

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Published by [s.n.] in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Word formation,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nils Thun
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1175 T48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 349 p. ;
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26562786M

      In Japanese, sometimes you have words that repeat themselves, they're the same thing said twice, like: hitobito 人々, iroiro 色々, betsubetsu 別々, marumaru 丸々, dandan 段々, hibi 日々, tsugitsugi 次々, itaitashii 痛々しい and so on. When such thing happens, it's called reduplication, or choujou 重畳, the process of creating "reduplicative words," jougo 畳語, and . 14 Responses to “Reduplicatives And Their Meanings” Jaguar on pm. Thanks, Sharon! That was super-duper! Nancy on pm. There’s also teeter-totter which means the same as see-saw. Deborah on pm. Hip-hip hooray! You did an excellent job, Sharon.

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Reduplicative words in English by Nils Thun Download PDF EPUB FB2

You just don’t likely know that there is a name for it. Reduplication refers to words formed through repetition of sounds. Examples include okey-dokey, film-flam, and pitter-patter.

English is replete with these playful coinages. Many are baby words: tum-tum, pee-pee, boo-boo. Some are recent slang terms: bling-bling, hip hop, cray-cray.

Reduplicative words in English: A study of formations of the types tick-tock, hurly-burly, and shilly-shally. Uppsala. CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Watters, David E. A grammar of Kham. Cambridge grammatical descriptions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

ISBN Wilbur, Ronnie B. The phonology of reduplication. the Quran, for instance, followin g reduplicative words are found: was-was (whisper), zul-zilat International Journal of English Linguistics Vol.

10, No. 1; Reduplication of Urdu and English Words. Methodology and Data Analysis Author Amina Khalid (Author) Year Pages 14 Catalog Number V ISBN (eBook) ISBN (Book) File size KB Language English Notes Reduplication is an important phenomenon in language studies.

origin. A study comparing reduplicative Englishs Czec i,n anh d Reduplicative words in English book was published by Renat BLATNa anA d Czec anh d Englis reduplicativh e words were compared in a paper by th presene authort.

With all the studies, book chapters and devotes d to reduplicatives the ques­ tion arises whether any other study is needed. Description: This book discusses about Expressive Words(EWs) are generally creating serious problems for many areas of language translators and language technology like, query answers, language abstraction, information retrieval, MT include reduplication, onomatopoeia, adverb, adjective as well as some easily classified examples.

This. Reduplication is an important phenomenon in language studies. Its linguistic forms has long been studied in terms of various formalist theories but there is a general consensus that the role of Author: Shanthi Nadarajan.

Reduplicative words in English: a study of formations of the types tick-tick, hurly-burly, and shilly-shally. Fundamental» All languages» English» Terms by etymology» Reduplications. English terms that underwent reduplication, so their origin involved a repetition of roots or stems.

Category:English reduplicated coordinated pairs: English reduplicated coordinated pairs. In his book Reduplicative Words in English, Nils Thun concurred. “Not only children but our whole species are given to play,”writes Thun.

“An element of playfulness is to be found also in language, mankind’s most specific characteristic. There is play with language as well as with objects. Reduplicatives belong to this domain. From ack-ack to zip-zap, reduplicative words are silly, childish, catchy, animalistic, nonsensical, and awesome.

They can make even the most jaded word nerd say, “Hubba-hubba!” There are several types of reduplication in English. Take mumbo-jumbo.

That type repeats the initial word with one change: the initial consonant. Reduplication definition: the process or an instance of redoubling | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Reduplication in linguistics is a morphological process in which the root or stem of a word (or part of it) is repeated exactly or with a slight change. Reduplication is used in inflections to convey a grammatical function, such as plurality, intensification, etc., and in lexical derivation to create new words.

It is often used when a speaker adopts a tone more "expressive" or figurative than. Consider for example the English words dum-dum, claptrap, nitwit, and riffraff. These words have two things in common: a reduplicative form, and an element of contempt in the meaning. One can also cite examples such as arbitraryshmarbitrary, based on a productive borrowing from Yiddish.

Reduplicative words in English: A study of formations of the types tick-tock, hurly-burly, and shilly-shally. Uppsala. Watters, David E. A grammar of Kham. Cambridge grammatical descriptions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN Wilbur, Ronnie B. The phonology of reduplication.

Reduplicative terms appear all over English but are prominent in a few areas, like the language of childhood and anything cutesy-wutesy.

These reduplicates mimic the. Reduplicatively definition: in a reduplicative manner | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Reduplication, a type of vocabulary variation that allows writers and speakers of English to indulge in the rich potential for wordplay the language so often provides, refers to any of three types of repetitive extension of sounds.

adjacent words were examined, which showed that the association between the two words is genuine when the mutual information is higher.

The present study expands on these factors by examining the semantics of English reduplication. Rubino () argued that reduplicative morphemes could carry many meanings, and in some languages, theAuthor: Khaled Mohammed Moqbel Al-Asbahi.

English [] Etymology []. reduplicate +‎ -ive. Adjective []. reduplicative (not comparable). Formed by redoubling; reduplicate, double. Chevalier Bunsen, Charles Meyer, Max Müller - Three Linguistic Dissertations The loss of the reduplicative syllable in the perfect is sufficiently accounted for by the same occurrence in almost all the modern, and even some of the ancient.

Reduplication as a phenomenon in linguistics is “a morphological process in which the root or stem of a word (or part of it) or even the whole word is repeated exactly or with a slight change.” Some languages rely heavily on reduplication to creat.

: Language Lounge - Years ago, when the furniture in the Language Lounge was still spick-and-span, I wrote a column about reduplication. Not a day has passed since then that I did not use, hear, and delight in one or more reduplicative words; they constitute a reliable source of infotainment in English, and no speaker's lexicon can or should .Reduplication is particularly common in the city of Shiraz in southwestern Iran.

One can further categorize the reduplicative words into "True" and "Quasi" ones. In true reduplicative words, both words are actually real words and have meaning in the language in which it is used.