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date: 28 March 2020

‘Strong Lexicalist Hypothesis’ 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics
Author(s):

P. H. Matthews

The view that, firstly, there is no distinction in principle between *inflectional and *derivational morphology and, secondly, they both belong, in a generative grammar, to the lexicon and not to syntax. Distinguished from the ‘Weak Lexicalist Hypothesis’, by which derivation belongs to the lexicon but inflection does not.... ...

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