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By Jacek Fisiak, Magdalena Bator

It is a quantity of chosen papers offered on the foreign convention on ancient English Word-Formation and Semantics held in Warsaw on 10-11 December 2011 and arranged by way of the college of English on the Warsaw department of the collage of Social Sciences in Lódz. The convention was once attended via students from Poland, united states, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Japan, Italy, Ukraine and Slovakia. Their papers lined a variety of subject matters about the sector of notice formation and semantics in outdated and heart English.

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8), the same line of argument holds. B) Item-and-arrangement (matching) model Though we will not propose an explicit item-and-arrangement model, we feel that several predictions are warranted. An arrangement model would predict a high compatability between vowelinitial roots and all four forms of IN-. Vowels go well with any consonant, consequently this model would predict that errors would be just as common as correct responses before vowels. That is, since the item-and-arrangement model has four separate, unrelated lexical entries in-, im-, il- and ir- which are matched up with roots according to euphonic constraints, there is no reason to suggest that inaddorsent, for example, should be any more likely to occur than imaddorsent, iladdorsent, or iraddorsent.

Came to the Buddha . d. Superior in discourse ... thstsa- i kissava- a prince Nomina- happy Infinitival tive ' . . the prince was happy .. 23 Neutral personal pronouns In Middle Korean, personal pronouns were neutral as to the speech levels of the constructions in which they were employed. There were no special forms used in talking to superiors or inferiors. The same personal pronouns in (10) were used both to superiors and inferiors. (10) First person Second person Singular na ne Plural uli nehay 3.

Verb endings All these four sentences seem to be synonymous. However, the speaker has to choose one of the verb endings according to his attitude toward the addressee. These verb endings show the speaker's relationship with the addressee: whether the speaker is the superior or inferior, or whether the addressee and the speaker have an equal social status. The verb endings in Style A and Style Β are used to show the speaker's deference to the addressee. The obligatory inherent semantic feature associated with the verb endings in Style A and Style Β is [honorific].

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