Deadjectival nominalizations: suffix rivalry and synonymy

Aurore Koehl

Abstract


In her paper, Aurore Koehl (Deadjectival nominalizations: suffix rivalry and synonymy) focuses on French nominalizations that originate from the same adjective through the addition of different suffixes: the semantic relationship among these formations is analyzed, and the conclusion is reached that the suffixes involved in the nominalization of adjectives are not in rivalry, nor in distribution but in alternation.

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