[b-hebrew] Re: deriving stems (was:
06peterson at cua.edu
Wed Nov 12 17:18:27 EST 2003
> There are major differences between different native speakers
> of English
> about how productive such processes can be. For example, Americans
> commonly verb nouns, but we British don't, for us "verb" is
> not a verb.
> There may be similar differences between Hebrew speakers about the
> productivity of binyanim.
That's fine. But even in American English, I think there's an obvious
difference between verbing a noun and selecting the past tense form of a
verb. That's the kind of difference I'm talking about for Hebrew.
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