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Published by Indiana University in (Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Noun.,
  • English language -- Compound words.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNominalizations.
Statementby Robert B. Lees.
SeriesIndiana University. Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics. Publication 12
The Physical Object
Paginationxliv, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20629444M

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The Grammar of English Nominalizations: International Journal of American Linguistics V26, No. 3, Part 2, July, (Hardback or Cased Book) Lees, Robert B. Published by Literary Licensing, LLC 4/1/ ().   In transformational grammar, nominalization refers to the derivation of a noun phrase from an underlying this sense, an "example of nominalization is the destruction of the city, where the noun destruction corresponds to the main verb of a clause and the city to its object" (Geoffrey Leech, "A Glossary of English Grammar", ).Author: Richard Nordquist. The Grammar of English Nominalizations Vol Issue 3, Part 2 of International journal of American linguistics Volume 12 of Publication of the Indiana University Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics Volume 12 of Publication, Folklore and Linguistics Research Center in Anthropology. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lees, Robert B., Grammar of English nominalizations. [Bloomington, Ind., ] (OCoLC) Document Type.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lees, Robert B., Grammar of English nominalizations. [Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University, , ©].   Nominalisation or nominalization is the use of a word which is not a noun (eg., a verb, an adverb or an adjective) as a noun or a noun phrase (with or without morphological transformation). The method of derivation may be applied here. English Nouns: The Ecology of Nominalization (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Book ) - Kindle edition by Lieber, Rochelle. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading English Nouns: The Ecology of Nominalization (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Book ).5/5(1). Nominalizations: A sentence may seem unclear to a reader because verbs and adjectives (words that describe nouns) are turned into nouns. In Williams's words, "A noun derived from a verb or adjective has a technical name: nominalization" (Williams, 38). Avoid Making Nouns from Verbs. Take a look at the sentences below.

Learning about English grammar PDF free download: KB: Nominalization is briefly making nouns or noun phrases by adding affixes to words. This conversion is mostly from a verb or an adjective into a noun. In some cases, the original word's morpheme is preserved, however, in most cases there . Nominalizations are nouns that are created from adjectives (words that describe nouns) or verbs (action words). For example, “interference” is a nominalization of “interfere,” “decision” is a nominalization of “decide,” and “argument” is a nominalization of “argue.” Below are some of the more common nominalizations (on. The Grammar of English Nominalizations: International Journal of American Linguistics V26, No. 3, Part 2, July, Paperback – April 6, by Robert B. Lees (Author), C. F. Voegelin (Editor)Author: Robert B. Lees.