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der·i·va·tion

(der'i-vā'shŭn),
1. The source or process of an evolution. Synonym(s): revulsion
2. The drawing of blood or body fluids to one part to relieve congestion in another.
[L. derivatio, fr. derivo, pp. -atus, to draw off, fr. rivus, a stream]

der·i·va·tion

(der'i-vā'shŭn)
The source, origin, or evolutionary course of a structure or process.
Synonym(s): revulsion (2) .
[L. derivatio, fr. derivo, pp. -atus, to draw off, fr. rivus, a stream]

derivation

(dĕr″ĭ-vā′shŭn) [L. derivare, to draw off]
The source or origin of a substance or idea.
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Other factors also need to be considered, such as the frequencies of the stem, inflection and derivational affix and whether the spoken and written forms of the stems and affixes are easily recognizable.
Therefore we have opted for a compromise solution that consists of analysing the derivational paradigm of strong verbs, but considers the major lexical categories in the recursive and non-recursive derivation and compounding that give rise to the derivational paradigm.
Early metalinguistic awareness of derivational morphology: Observations from comparison of English and French.
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In addition to the ongoing phonological and morphosyntactic shifts that mark the transition from medieval to modern Spanish, this period also witnessed enrichment of the Spanish lexicon through the incorporation of numerous neologisms in the form of lexical and semantic borrowings from living and dead languages with which Spanish was in contact, as well as through the coining of new words by means of its various derivational resources.
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Each of the four cases illustrated above follows a strikingly similar pattern of lexicalization, taking full advantage of Italian's highly productive derivational morphologyo The lexicalist hypothesis puts forth the assumption that word formation (and therefore derivational) rules are integrated in the lexicon, capturing most closely the process of suffixation (Booij 1977; Scalise 1980).
This inventory consisted of 25 words designed to assess the students' mastery of word study features including letter-name alphabetic spellings, within-word patterns, syllables and affixes, and derivational relations.
Further in the chapter Powell distinguishes between the speaker's informative intention and the derivational intention (akin to communicative intention in Relevance Theory).
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