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By Sharon Armon-Lotem, Gabi Danon, Susan Rothstein

This quantity provides a suite of specifically commissioned papers dedicated to examining the linguistics of recent Hebrew from a few views. numerous facets of recent Hebrew grammar are mentioned together with the constitution of the lexicon, grammatical positive factors and inflectional morphology, in addition to the grammaticalization of semantic and pragmatic differences. The psycholinguistic concerns addressed comprise the purchase of morphological wisdom, the pro-drop parameter and query formation, in addition to language use in hearing-impaired local audio system. the gathering of those papers jointly in one quantity permits those phenomena to be thought of no longer in isolation yet within the context of the grammatical process of which the language is an expression. accordingly, extra basic concerns hooked up to trendy Hebrew start to emerge, reminiscent of the function of the inflectional morphological procedure within the grammar, and a wealthy set of evidence and analyses proper for plenty of comparable concerns are made on hand to the reader.

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For the last two nouns in table (13), it provides the normative forms only, while for the other three it provides both the normative and the vernacular forms. , the normative form is indicated as non-normative. Morphologically conditioned V–Ø alternation in Hebrew  Table 14. Multi-directional merger a. Non-alternating paradigm > alternating paradigm i. CCVC > CVCVC (free stem) Normative sg Vernacular prit cmig ~ ~ parit camig sg pl prit-ím “item” cmig-ím “tire” ii. CVCVC- > CCVC- (bound stem) sg Normative pl pl Vernacular pl takin takif takin-ím takif-ím tkin-ím tkif-ím “normal” “rigorous” ~ ~ b.

In addition, nouns with the pattern a-u (which are rare) never display a–Ø alternation, unlike the participles and adjectives with a-u, which always do. sg”). There is no a–Ø alternation in the final syllable in the other categories, not even in participles. Adjectives with a in the final syllable also have a in the penultimate one, and it is the latter a that alternates with Ø. Table 9. sg–3pl” The V–Ø alternations in table (8) and table (9) draw the distinctions among the groups. The site of deletion, final stem syllable in verbs and penultimate in the other categories, secludes the verbs from other categories.

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