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Morphophonological processes triggered by the suffixes -s/ção and -mento in the formation of deverbal nouns in Portuguese of Araraquara/SP and Araxá/MG

Grant number: 15/04178-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2015
Effective date (End): January 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Daniel Soares da Costa
Grantee:Gislene da Silva
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (FCL). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Araraquara , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):15/25331-5 - Comparative study of the suffixes -s/ção and -mento in deverbal nouns formation in European Portuguese, BE.EP.MS

Abstract

The work entitled "Morphophonological processes triggered by -s/ção and -mento suffixes in forming deverbal nouns of the Portuguese from Araraquara/SP and Araxá/MG" aims to do the collection, the description, the classification and the analysis of the morphophonological processes triggered by derivational suffixes -s /ção and -mento in the formation of deverbal nouns in a corpus of a sample of Brazilian Portuguese extracted from newspapers of Araraquara/SP and Araxá/MG in the first half of the twentieth century. In Portuguese there are two basic processes of word formation, the derivation and composition. The derivation is given when a word is formed by only one radical to which are attached affixes (prefixes and suffixes). In this work, what interests us is the suffixal derivation, given our work be guided in forming words from adding suffixes. When do suffixing also occur some changes in phonological verbal base to better suit the phonological characteristics of the language, so the need for interface between morphology and phonology for a complete description of these configurations. The morphophonology is the study of phonological variations suffering morphological elements - radicals, affixes, and thematic vowel endings. Through this study, we intend then to survey, classification and analysis of the main morphophonological processes triggered by -s/ção and -mento suffixes when substantiation, checking which suffix is more productive in the formation of words present in the newspapers of each the cities chosen. This work is relevant to help understand how the authors of newspaper articles make the formation of new words, based on the choice between the two affixes selected for this research. We also seek to understand how the choices made in the past can affect the current language situation. Still, we seek to contribute to the preservation of historical and cultural heritage through digitization of newspaper copies that circulated in the cities chosen. (AU)

Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
SILVA, Gislene da. Processos morfofonológicos desencadeados pelos sufixos -sção e -mento na formação de substantivos deverbais no Português de AraraquaraSP e AraxáMG. 2017. 196 f. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (Campus de Araraquara)..

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