Frans Plank Frans.Plank at UNI-KONSTANZ.DE
Mon Jun 17 09:45:29 UTC 2002

>Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 20:30:02 +0200
>From: Edith Moravcsik <moravcsik at>
>Subject: [Fwd: Rejected posting to LINGTYP at LISTSERV.LINGUISTLIST.ORG]
>To: frans.plank at
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>Since I was trying to send this to LINGTYP from my Leizpig address,
>LINGTYP did not take it. But here it is, for your info. Edith

>In Hungarian, you simply use a denominal verbalizer or a frequentative
>affix  to derive delocutive verbs. For example:
>Pista  'Steve'
>Pista'-z 'to call somebody (overly intimately) "Steve"'
>(cf. zongora ' piano'
>      zongora'-z 'to play the piano')
>jaj  'ouch'
>jaj-gat 'to keep saying "ouch"'
>(cf. ir  'write'
>      iro-gat 'to write repeatedly')'

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