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Derivatives of Place Names

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Authors
Cho, Choon-Hak
Issue Date
1997-12
Publisher
서울대학교 언어교육원
Citation
어학연구, Vol.33 No.4, pp. 547-562
Abstract
This study is an attempt to find out whether it is predictable for a
given place name to combine with a given suffix in forming nominal
and/or adjectival derivatives. It has examined over 300 place names,
including all the country names, U.S. state names and a limited number
of city and region names. The result points to several locally applicable
tendencies rather than generally applicable rules. For example, place
names of Teutonic language backgrounds are most likely to take -er, as
in Berlin>Berliner, and place names of Indo-Iranian language back-
grounds tend to take -i, as in Kuwait>Kuwaiti. It is suggested that a
comprehensive study of the subject requires extensive field work as well
as intensive investigation of the data, which is beyond the scope of this paper.
ISSN
0254-4474
Language
English
URI
https://hdl.handle.net/10371/86084
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Language Education Institute (언어교육원)Language Research (어학연구)Language Research (어학연구) Volume 33 Number 1/4 (1997)
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