1. Introduction In recent years, suppletion in inflectional paradigms has often been the subject of linguistic studies. Many instances of inflectional suppletion, both known and newly discovered, have received high-quality detailed descriptions. 1 On this empirical basis, substantial
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The article presents the realization of suppletion in Ancient Greek; it provides examples illustrating the affected categories, i.e., lexemes and functional elements, and shows that suppletion abundantly arises in the context of inflection but is also present in other word-formation processes. The
, Lith inf. minė́-ti ~ 3prs. mìni ‘to think’ etc. Thus, the peculiar inflection of OPr waist can be explained differently, without any conflict with facts known about the behaviour of verbs with a 3pl.prs. in Proto-Balto-Slav *- inti in Baltic. The stem suppletion approach to the East Baltic
Jason D. Haugen and Michael Everdell
1. Introduction Mel’čuk (2003) defines suppletion as “a relation between two segmental linguistic signs X and Y of language L such that the semantic difference between X and Y is maximally regular (i.e. grammatical in L ), while the formal difference between them is
[German version] (From Latin supplēre, 'to fill, supplement, complete'.) The term is used to describe the formal combination of words that are related semantically, but not etymologically. Suppletion is found a) in adjectives, when the forms used in gradation are derived from different roots, e