[Lingtyp] Verb-like nominal inflection

Joo, Ian joo at shh.mpg.de
Tue Jul 21 15:10:12 UTC 2020

Dear all,

In Galela (West Papuan), nouns can be inflected like verbs, as illustrated below:

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I would like to know if this is a cross-linguistically common phenomenon, and if so, what other languages show similar patterns.

From Hong Kong,

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